Literary Translator &
Creative Consultant

Originally from the U.S., Leah Janeczko has lived in Italy since 1991 and for over 25 years has worked as an Italian-to-English translator of fiction for readers of all ages.

Her recent translations have been praised by The Times, author Phillip Pullman, BBC 4 Radio, the Italian Prose in Translation Awards, The Guardian, BookTrust president Michael Morpurgo and others, with Roberto Piumini’s Glowrushes featured in The New York Times as one of the best children’s books of 2023 and Veronica Raimo’s Lost on Me longlisted for the 2024 International Booker Prize.

Leah also offers creative services to authors and companies, and writes lyrics for Italian indie rock bands, including eight songs for The Elephant Man’s debut album, Sinners, produced by Steve Lyon.

Leah Janeczko uses her creativity, passion
and expert knowledge of Italian and English
to help others express their authentic voice
in a language not their own.

American Literary
Translators Association

Authors Guild

StradeLab
Translation
Association
of Italy

Note Legali
Musicians Guild

Italian Society
of Authors
and Publishers