“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis

 

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Watch this page for the most recent information on forthcoming work and upcoming lectures, readings, book-launch parties and media appearances.

RECENT PRIZES

2015 Schlegel-Tieck Translation Prize

2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

2015 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize

2015 Ungar Award for Literary Translation

FORTHCOMING

The Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (New York: New Directions, Nov. 2016).

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Looking at Pictures by Robert Walser (New York: Christine Burgin/New Directions, 2015).
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 23, 2016
William Gass Symposium
Keynote address: "Translating in Rhythm, with Gass"
Washington University, St. Louis
Umrath Lounge
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.