Worlds in Words Translation Series Presents Madhu H. Kaza

Thursday, April 4, 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.

Born in Andhra Pradesh, India, Madhu H. Kaza is a writer, translator, artist and educator based in New York City. She is the translator of contemporary, feminist Telugu writers Volga and Vimala. Political Stories, her co-translation of a collection of Vimala's fiction was published in 2007 and other translations and original writing have appeared in Gulf Coast, Guernica, Waxwing, Chimurenga, The Encyclopedia Project, Zocalo Public Square, Two Lines and more. She recently co-edited an anthology, What We Love, and edited Kitchen Table Translation, a volume that explores the connections between migration and translation and which features immigrant, diasporic and poc translators. She directs the Bard Microcollege at Brooklyn Public Library and teaches in the MFA program at Columbia University.