Rosie Goldsmith is an award-winning journalist specializing in arts and current affairs, in the UK and abroad.
In 20 years at the BBC she travelled the world and presented flagship BBC programmes Front Row and Crossing Continents.
Goldsmith speaks French, German and Italian and has lived in Germany, Africa and the USA. Today she combines journalism with chairing and running events and festivals in Britain and overseas and works closely with many leading cultural organisations.
Known in the UK as a champion of international literature, translation and language learning, she promotes them whenever she can. She is also Director of the European Literature Network www.eurolitnetwork.com