International journalist and Governor General’s Award-winning translator Fred A. Reed is also an astute expert on politics in the Middle East. He has translated, among the works of other modern Greek writers, Nikos Kazantzakis’s Journey to the Morea and Pavlos Matesis’s The Daughter. His association with Greece, the Balkans and the Middle East spans more than three decades. One of his books on what he calls “the unacknowledged wars of the Ottoman succession,” Anatolia Junction, has been translated in Turkey.rnrnReed has written for Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, Le Devoir, La Presse, Aegean Review, Odyssey, and Revmanta (in Greek) and has been a contributor on CBC Radio and Radio-Canada. He currently resides in Quebec.