F111. Dreaming the World Through Translation: International Perspectives on Creative Process
Friday, February 10, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Hélène Cardona, author of three bilingual poetry books, most recently Life in Suspension, and three translations including Hemingway Grant winner Beyond Elsewhere, is a Goethe-Institut and Andalucía University Fellow who coedits Plume, Fulcrum, and contributes essays to The London Magazine.
Martha Collins's most recent book of poems is Admit One: An American Scrapbook. She has also published seven earlier poetry collections and three cotranslated volumes of Vietnamese poetry. She is editor at large for FIELD magazine and an editor for the Oberlin College Press.
Jennifer Kwon Dobbs is associate professor of creative writing and program director of race and ethnic studies at St. Olaf College. Recipient of a White Pine Press Poetry Prize and a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, she is the author of Paper Pavilion and Notes from a Missing Person.
Ani Gjika, author of Bread on Running Waters, is a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow and NEA fellow for her translation of Luljeta Lleshanaku's work from the Albanian language. Gjika's poems and translations appear at AGNI Online, Salamander, Seneca Review, World Literature Today, and Ploughshares.