KRystyna Horko


Krystyna Horko is a freelance translator and editor based in Paris, France.  In an earlier life she studied Mandarin and Mongolian at SOAS University of London, went to China on a British Council scholarship and then worked as a China-watching journalist in Hong Kong, A Book of Changes is her first novel.

Forthcoming books (not necessarily in this order):

Picnic in Mongolia: A family memoir that is also about being English when you’re not (really).

The Polish Notebook: A fiction based on the story of Krystyna’s two young uncles who fought in the Polish Underground resistance and died (aged 16 and 18) during the Warsaw Uprising of August-October 1944.

Irreconcilable differences: A Franco-British intrigue set in Paris, Normandy and the Nièvre.

Belleville Stories: A set of interwoven stories dealing with different periods in Belleville, before and after it became the 20th arrondissement of Paris in 1860.