george crisp

Freelance writer, translator, editor

London, United Kingdom
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Projects credited in


  • Foreign Languages
  • Translation Editing
  • Writing Poetry
  • Film Writing
  • Critical Writing
  • Magazine Articles
  • Online Writing
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Podcasting
  • Blog Writing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Seed.


    • Arts and Culture
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    Effex International Investment Ltd

    • L

      Loughran & Co.

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        Work history


        Freelance Writer

        Numerous Publications

        Feb 1988
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • NB -- Both London & New York Contributor, The Tablet, 2019 -- Contributor, Classical Music, 2019 -- ebook, Sorcerer: A Life of Miles Davis, Endeavour Press, 2012 Regular contributor, The Journal of Music, 2011 – Spanish to English legal translations, Publicis Blueprint, 2010 Regular Contributor, Film Comment, 2010--present Essay anthologised, Contemporary Literary Criticism, 2008 Contributor, The London Magazine, 2007 Regular Contributor, The First Post, 2006 -- 2007 Book, Miles Davis, optioned, Trihughes Entertainment, 2004-2005 Essay anthologised, Film Review Annual: 2001, Films of 2000, 2004 Contributor (chess articles), Encyclopaedia Americana, 2004 Short Stories, Southern Cross Review, (Arg), Spring 2001 Contributor, Chess Life, December 2000 Regular contributor, Cineaste, Spring 2000 -- present Contributor, Archipelago, 1999 Regular contributor, Salon, 1998 -- present Regular contributor, The Colombian Post, 1998--1999 Book, Miles Davis, Grolier/Franklin Watts, 1997 Regular Contributor, Weekend City Press Review, UK, 1994--1995 Contributor, Cross Section (JPN), 1994 Book, Salvador Dali, 1994, Chelsea House Contributor, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, 1993--1994 Regular contributor, Art Review, UK, 1990--1993, 1998--1999 Regular contributor, Opera News, 1988


        Registered Carer

        Carers Network

        Jun 2012 - Aug 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Looking after Alzheimers patient 24/7, all health and household needs and finances; relevant courses taken through The Alzheimer’s Society.


        Listings Writer


        Jan 2005 - Feb 2005
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Evaluating and listing items such as antiques, backgammon sets, books, chess sets, coins, ephemera, fashion accessories, glass, paintings, pewter, prints, silver, tobacco accessories, and toys & games.


        Legal Assistant/Writer

        Loughran & Co.

        Sep 2000 - Aug 2001
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Wrote monthly clientele newsletters and briefs for international law firm specialising in offshore investments, trusts and estates, and private wealth management; web liaison; research; translation and interpretation to English from French and Spanish


        May 1994 - Jul 1995
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Dramatically increased media exposure (AP Dow Jones, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, European Business News, French Radio and Export Today); wrote weekly currency analyses and forecasts; drafted business correspondence, wrote monthly company newsletters; assisted brokers; clientele liaison; developed business relationships in New York and Milan; assisted managing director of currency management/trading firm


        Relationship/Marketing Manager

        Venro Petroleum Corporation

        Feb 1992 - Mar 1994
        • 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111, USA
        • Freelance
        • Identified, developed and supported business relationships in Vietnam, France and Britain; developed marketing strategies; designed and prepared marketing materials


        PR/Marketing Copywriter

        Barbara Braddock

        May 1990 - Jan 1994
        • New York, United States
        • Freelance
        • Advertisements in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Town & Country; speechwriter for Miss Braddock and clientele; translator and interpreter (Spanish and Italian); planning corporate and society events; clientele included Citibank, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bear Stearns, the French Consulate and others; co-wrote Miss Braddock’s docent talks at the Met


        Translator/Editorial Assistant

        Inter Press News Service

        Aug 1987 - Nov 1987
        • United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, USA
        • Full Time
        • Translated and edited, from Spanish into English, economic and agronomic news, war reports and features



        Sep 1981 - Aug 1985
        • New York, United States
        • BA English, autumn 1985. Deans List; also studied French, Spanish and Italian