Born in Quebec, Marianne Corvellec learned to read, write, and count in Italian, while her family lived in Tuscany. Academically speaking, she studied natural sciences, earning a PhD in statistical physics (École normale supérieure de Lyon, 2012). She thus writes scientific papers, technical documentation, and computer code. From 2018 to 2021 she lived in Milan, Italy, where she started literary translation. She has translated the essay by philosopher Diego Fusaro Mondialisation malheureuse: Onze thèses philosophiques sur le faire-monde du marché (Éditions Ovadia, 2021). Her daily languages of work are French, Italian, and English.