Naòmi Morgan is a literary translator and academic
Lecturer and head of the French Section of the Department Afrikaans, German and French at Free State University and a professional translator.
She has received several awards for her contribution to the theory and practice of translation and her own translations, especially for her French/Afrikaans work. These include: a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française and the South African Translators’ Institute's prize for Excellence in Children’s Literature Translation for two drama texts by Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960-) (see below).
Contribution to South African theatre, film, media and performance
Her 2017 translation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Le Petit Prince as Die Klein Prinsie for a Word Art Production at the Free State Arts Festival won Chris van Niekerk the Best Free State Artist Prize.
Biographical note received from Naòmi Morgan (2021).
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