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Jordan Stump is one of the leading translators of innovative French literature. The recipient of numerous honors and prizes, he has translated books by Nobel laureate Claude Simon, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, and Eric Chevillard, as well as Jules Verne’s French-language novel The Mysterious Island. His translation of NDiaye’s All My Friends was shortlisted for the French-American Foundation Translation Prize.
Author
Marie NDiaye met her father for the first time at age fifteen, two years before publishing her first novel. She is the recipient of the Prix Femina and the Prix Goncourt, the latter being the highest honor a French writer can receive. One of ten finalists for the 2013 International Booker Prize, alongside Lydia Davis and Marilynne Robinson, she is the author of over a dozen plays and works of prose.
August 8, 2017 - August 10, 2017

Women in Translation Month: My Heart Hemmed In Midwest Tour

Chicago | Minneapolis

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In celebration of Women in Translation month, Jordan Stump, translator of Marie NDiaye’s My Heart Hemmed In, will be in Chicago and Minneapolis for three back-to-back events.

CHICAGO

Tuesday, August 8More details
Unabridged Bookstore | 3251 North Broadway | Chicago

Wednesday, August 9More details
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore | 5751 S Woodlawn Ave | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS

Thursday, August 10More details
Magers & Quinn Booksellers | 3038 Hennepin Avenue S | Minneapolis

Contact:
Leslie-Ann Woofter
415.512.8812
Translator
Jordan Stump is one of the leading translators of innovative French literature. The recipient of numerous honors and prizes, he has translated books by Nobel laureate Claude Simon, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, and Eric Chevillard, as well as Jules Verne’s French-language novel The Mysterious Island. His translation of NDiaye’s All My Friends was shortlisted for the French-American Foundation Translation Prize.
Author
Marie NDiaye met her father for the first time at age fifteen, two years before publishing her first novel. She is the recipient of the Prix Femina and the Prix Goncourt, the latter being the highest honor a French writer can receive. One of ten finalists for the 2013 International Booker Prize, alongside Lydia Davis and Marilynne Robinson, she is the author of over a dozen plays and works of prose.