Christine Tipper has been working in the field of languages for over 30 years as interpreter, translator and academic researcher. She holds a PhD in French and an MA in Literary Translation. She has taught French at all levels and is currently teaching on an MA programme in Translation and Interpreting at the University of Bath. Her research interests are the works of Alain Bosquet. She has translated some of Bosquet's prose and Francophone poets, such as Nadine Ltaif.