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Forrest Gander was born in the Mojave Desert and grew up, for the most part, in Virginia. Trenchant periods of his life were spent in San Francisco, Dolores Hidalgo (Mexico), and Eureka Springs, Arkansas. With degrees in both geology and English literature, Gander is the author of numerous books of poetry, translation, fiction, and essays. He’s the A.K. Seaver Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature at Brown University. A U.S. Artists Rockefeller fellow, Gander has been recipient of grants from the NEA, the Guggenheim, Howard, Witter Bynner and Whiting foundations. His 2011 collection Core Samples from the World was an NBCC and Pulitzer Prize finalist for poetry, and his 2018 collection Be With won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry and was longlisted for the National Book Award.
September 25, 2019

Third Annual Day of Translation Co-presented with the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center

George Mason University | Fairfax, Virginia

Join us for our third annual Day of Translation co-presented with the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center. All panels and events will take place on the George Mason University campus in Fairfax, Virginia.

All events are free and open to the public.

Writers and translators appearing include Jeffrey Angles, Natasha Bruce, Jennifer Croft, Boris Dralyuk, Shelley Frisch, Emily Getty, Mui Poopoksakul, and Jeremy Tiang, among others. Forrest Gander will deliver the keynote address.

Stay tuned for more details and the full schedule of events.

Contact:
Leslie-Ann Woofter
415.512.8812
Forrest Gander was born in the Mojave Desert and grew up, for the most part, in Virginia. Trenchant periods of his life were spent in San Francisco, Dolores Hidalgo (Mexico), and Eureka Springs, Arkansas. With degrees in both geology and English literature, Gander is the author of numerous books of poetry, translation, fiction, and essays. He’s the A.K. Seaver Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature at Brown University. A U.S. Artists Rockefeller fellow, Gander has been recipient of grants from the NEA, the Guggenheim, Howard, Witter Bynner and Whiting foundations. His 2011 collection Core Samples from the World was an NBCC and Pulitzer Prize finalist for poetry, and his 2018 collection Be With won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry and was longlisted for the National Book Award.