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Lawrence Venuti

Translator, Catalan
Lawrence Venuti translates from Italian, French, and Catalan. His work has appeared in numerous periodicals in print and online, including Asymptote, boundary 2, Critical Inquiry, The Guardian, Journal of Visual Culture, the Times Literary Supplement, and World Literature Today. He is the author of Translation Changes Everything: Theory and Practice (2013). His translation projects have won awards from the PEN American Center (1980), the National Endowment for the Arts (1983, 1999), the National Endowment for the Humanities (1989), and the Guggenheim Foundation (2007). In 2008 his version of Catalan writer Ernest Farrés’s book of poems, Edward Hopper, received the Robert Fagles Translation Prize. He teaches at Temple University. (Photo credit: image courtesy of Wikipedia)