Bethlehem Attfield

Bethlehem Attfield is currently a PhD student at Birmingham University researching the translation of vernacular African literature. She translated a short Amharic story written by Adam Reta now available on Kindle, "Requiem for Potatoes." She also produced it as an audio musical story available on most audiobook stores. She contributes translated stories to Asymptote and hosts a YouTube podcast, Journey to Ethiopia with a Story. Her first novel in translation, The Lost Spell, will be released by Henningham Family in 2022. Her goal is to promote the translation of Amharic literature and advocate for its rightful place in world literature.

Articles by Bethlehem Attfield:

Excerpt from Heaven without Prickly Pears

in Issue 99 | Where You Stay (Jan 2022)