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Rita Nezami

Translator, French
Rita Nezami received the 2005 ALTA fellowship award for her translation of Tahar Ben Jelloun’s autobiographical novel L’écrivain public/The Public Scribe. Her translations of Ben Jelloun have appeared in the Dirty Goat and the New Yorker. Northwestern University Press published Nezami’s By Fire: Writings on the Arab Spring, a book of translations on the Arab Spring in 2016. She teaches at SUNY Stonybrook.