Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:10 PM
Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, 1113
Mason Creative Writing is proud to announce Worlds in Words, our spring 2019 series of translation talks, sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center.
Anna Deeny Morales is a translator, literary critic, and dramatist. Her translations of Raúl Zurita’s works include Purgatory, Dreams for Kurosawa, and Sky Below, Selected Works, of which she is also the editor. She has also translated works by Mercedes Roffé, Alejandra Pizarnik, and Amanda Berenguer, among others. Original works and adaptations for contemporary dance, theater, and opera include La straniera, Tela di Ragno, Cecilia Valdés, and La Paloma and the Wall. A 2019 National Endowment for the Arts recipient for the translation of Tala by Gabriela Mistral, Deeny Morales holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and teaches at Georgetown University. She co-directs the Gabriela Mistral Youth Poetry Competition.