About

Literary Translator, French to English
Paulette Boudrot (born Letendre) was raised in Fall River Massachusetts when French was spoken in the community and by her parents. She earned a BS in Education from Bridgewater University, an MA in French Language and Literature from Middlebury College VT, and a diploma in 20th Century French Literature from the Sorbonne, University of Paris where she studied as a Fulbright scholar. Paulette taught French and ESL in elementary schools, colleges, and universities throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. During the 1980s, she transitioned from education to administration of French Cultural Services at the French Consulate in Boston. In 1995, she founded PLJ Administrative & Business Solutions, a company outsourcing administration and project management for small to medium sized companies, and to professional non-profit organizations. In retirement, Paulette attended the first Bread Loaf Translators Conference in VT. "Boston, My Blissful Winter,Memories of the 1980s" is her debut translation. She is active in Rotary International, a director of the Boston/Strasbourg Sister City Association and the Societe Francophone of Cape Cod.

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