Michelle Bailat-Jones is a writer and translator living in Switzerland. Her first novel, Fog Island Mountains, won the 2013 Christopher Doheny Award from The Center for Fiction in NYC and Audible, and her second novel, Unfurled, (2018, Ig Publishing) was selected by the Women’s National Book Association for its Great Group Reads. Her latest work is a translation of Corinne Chaponnière’s massive biography of Red Cross founder and laureate of the first ever Nobel Peace Prize, Henry Dunant, published with Bloomsbury in Jan 2022. She has translated two novels by the renowned Swiss modernist Charles Ferdinand Ramuz as well as work by Clarisse Francillon, Claude Cahun, Nicole Kranz, Julia Allard Daudet, Laure Mi-Hyun Croset, Timba Bema, and Céline Cerny. Her fiction, translations, poetry, and criticism have appeared in a variety of journals, both online and in print. In February 2023, she was a “treehouse” resident at the Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature, working on a new novel.