Worlds in Words Translation Series Presents Lara Vergnaud

Thursday, April 25, 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.

Lara Vergnaud is an editor and literary translator. Her translations from French include Ahmed Bouanani’s The Hospital (New Directions, 2018) and France, story of a childhood (Yale University Press, 2016), as well as texts by Mohand Fellag, Joy Sorman, and Scholastique Mukasonga, among others. Her writing and translations have appeared in The Paris Review, Asymptote, Lit Hub, Words Without Borders, The Brooklyn Rail, and Two Lines Press. Lara has received a PEN/Heim Translation Grant and a French Voices Award, and has been long-listed for the National Translation Award.