S270A. Us & Them: A Writer/Translator Reading

Marquis Salon 6, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Two
Saturday, February 11, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm


This Brooklyn-based reading series comes to AWP. Four authors celebrated for their translations and original writing read from both sides of their work.


Todd Portnowitz is a poet, translator, and editor. In 2015, he received the Raiziss/de Palchi Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets and a fellowship to the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference for his translations from the Italian.

Jennifer Grotz is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Window Left Open. She's also the translator of Hubert Haddad's novel, Rochester Knockings, and Patrice de La Tour du Pin's Psalms of all my Days. She directs the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference.

Geoffrey Brock is a poet and a translator of Italian poetry and prose. He's the author of Voices Bright Flags and Weighing Light, the editor of The FSG Book of 20th-Century Italian Poetry, and the translator of works by Cesare Pavese, Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, and others. He teaches at Arkansas.

Susan Bernofsky directs the literary translation program at the Columbia University School of the Arts and writes the blog Translationista. Her translation of Jenny Erpenbeck's The End of Days won the Schlegel-Tieck, Oxford-Weidenfeld, Ungar, and Independent Foreign Fiction Prizes.


March 7–10, 2018
Tampa, FL

Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside