Board games, literature and international development

Translation, proofreading and editing services: French and German into English


Harriet Cooper BA, PGDip:

      • PGDip (Merit) in Translation Studies

      • BA (Hons.) French and German

      • Affiliate Member of the ITI

      • Pro-bono translator for Entrepreneurs du Monde since 2013


Main specialisms: Board games, literature and international development.

Further specialisms: Music, psychology.


What others say:

Really exceptional translation.

Thank the translators again for this work of great quality.

Harriet Cooper has been translating our presentation portfolios, success stories and annual reports for 8 years, with strong quality and reliability.

We highly appreciate her work and behaviour so much… she’s a great and pleasant help.

I was very impressed by the quality of both texts.


Free Print and Play

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Games I’ve translated and edited

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Who is Harriet Cooper?

I live near Exeter (UK) with my husband, two teenagers, our Cockerpoo and several tropical fish. When I’m not translating, we’re often engaged in a...

Anti-discrimination statement

Everyone has equal value. It’s important to me that everyone feels that they have equal standing in this world. That everyone is allowed a voice...



Game Review: FOUL PLAY

(After Dinner Murder Mystery) Disclosure: After Dinner Murder Mystery provided me with a free copy of Foul Play to review. My opinions are my own...

Game Review: Cosmic Voyage

SAVANIA GAMES Disclosure: Savania Games provided me with a free copy of Cosmic Voyage to review. My opinions are my own. Your ship is stranded...

Book Review: What It Feels Like for a Girl

by Paris Lees Particular Books (Penguin), 2021 Although the author of this memoir has transitioned gender, this book is not primarily about that aspect of...

Book review: The Reason I Jump

by Naoki Higashide Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell Sceptre (Hodder and Stoughton), 2013 If you want a book that will challenge your assumptions...