Leadership Council

Shelley Fairweather-Vega
Division Administrator

Shelley Fairweather-Vega is a professional translator of Russian and Uzbek in Seattle, Washington. She translates poetry, fiction, screenplays and also completely non-creative work for authors and other clients around the world, with a special focus on the contemporary literature of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. As a translator, she is most interested in the intersection of culture and politics. Shelley is a past president of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society (an ATA chapter) and serves on the advisory board for the University of Washington Translation Studies Hub. Her published projects and work in progress are at fairvega.com/translation.