Art Omi: Writers



Anna Aguilar-Amat (Catalonia, Poetry) March 23-April 6
With a BA in Literature and PhD in Linguistics, Anna is a tenured lecturer in Terminology at the Department of Translation Studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She has published five poetry collections in Catalan and one in Spanish; her work has received several awards and has been included in anthologies such as New European Poets. She has been translated into several languages and taken part in several international festivals. Anna was born in Barcelona.

Nicholas Hogg (U.K., FIction/Nonfiction) March 23-April 19
Nicholas was nominated for the IMPAC award for his debut novel, Show Me the Sky. Winner of numerous short story contests, including the Raymond Carver and New Writing Ventures prizes, his fiction has been broadcast by the BBC. He has also worked as a journalist, reporting on human rights issues, travel, and sport. His third novel, Tokyo, is out now, and his fourth novel, Danny Love, is due to be published later in 2018.

Anne von Canal (Germany, Fiction) March 23-April 19
After receiving her university degree in Scandinavian and German studies, Anne worked as an editor in German publishing for more than 10 years. She then decided to dedicate herself to her own writing. She has published two novels: Der Grund (The Reason) and Whiteout. Her books have been translated into several languages such as French, Estonian and Latvian. If not exploring the world, she makes her home alternately in Hamburg and on the Moselle River.

Mauricio Ruiz (Mexico/Belgium, Fiction/Screenwriting) March 23-April 20
Formerly Mauricio worked as an engineer in the U.S., Belgium, Mexico, and Norway. He studied piano at the conservatory in Mexico City and music is a constant in his work. He attended the 2017 Tin House Summer Workshop, and has worked under the tutelage of writers such as Stacy Mattingly, Rodrigo Hasbún, and Danielle Evans. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the U.K., as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. His work has appeared in Flash Fiction, Red Fez, Literal Magazine, Clover, and Flanders Today. Silencios al sur, his second collection of stories, came out in early 2017. He lives between Brussels and Mexico City.

Vanessa Londoño (Colombia, Fiction/Nonfiction) March 23-April 20
Born in Bogotá, Vanessa is a writer, journalist, and the winner of the 2017 International Aura Estrada Prize, as well as the 2017 Nuevas Plumas Prize. She is a lawyer from Universidad del Rosario, with a master in Creative Writing in Spanish, from NYU. She worked as a journalist at Democracy Now!, and as a literary editor at Americas Quarterly. She is currently working on her first book, Los Impares.

Justin Go (U.S., Fiction) March 23-June 1
Justin was born in Los Angeles, and educated at the University of California, Berkeley and University College London. His first novel, The Steady Running of the Hour, was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster and is being translated into more than 20 languages. At present, Justin is at work on a second novel. For the spring 2018 session at Art Omi he is serving as the alumni-in-residence.

Philipp Winkler (Germany, Fiction) March 26-April 9
Philipp grew up in Hagenburg near Hannover and studied Literary Writing in Hildesheim. He spent time abroad in Japan, Kosovo, Albania and Serbia. In 2016, he won the Aspekte Literature Prize for the best German-language debut novel, Hool, which was also shortlisted for the German Book Prize; the book has been translated into multiple languages, adapted for multiple theater productions and audio plays and it's currently being developed as a feature film by X-Filme. Winkler lives in Leipzig.

Lisa Ko (U.S., Fiction) March 26-April 12
Lisa is the author of The Leavers, a novel which was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction and won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016, The New York Times, BuzzFeed, O. Magazine, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the MacDowell Colony, among others. She lives in New York City, where she was born.

Bettina Münch (Germany, Translation) April 2-May 3
Bettina is a literary translator and non-fiction writer. She graduated from Philipps-University Marburg, and worked as an editor for two publishing houses before she started translating full-time (and writing part-time). She has translated works by V. S. Naipaul, Joseph Boyden, Leslie Marmon Silko, Tony Hillerman, William Goldman, Wally Lamb, Craig Silvey, Philipp Kerr and, most recently, Rebecca Solnit. Two of Bettina’s translations were nominated for the German Children’s Literature Award. She lives near Frankfurt.

Josip Novakovich (Croatia, Fiction) April 13-May 5
Josip emigrated from Croatia at the age of 20 and now lives in Montreal. He has published a dozen books and his work has been translated into 20 languages. In 2013 he was a Man Booker International Finalist; he has received a Whiting Foundation Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and other recognitions. His most recent book is Heritage of Smoke, a collection of stories.

Renée Branum (U.S., Fiction/Nonfiction) April 13-May 3
Renée recently graduated with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Montana. She received an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2013 where she was a Truman Capote Fellow and a recipient of the Prairie Lights Jack Leggett Fiction Prize. Renée’s fiction has appeared in Blackbird, The Long Story, Georgia Review, and Narrative Magazine. Her nonfiction essays have been published in Fields Magazine, Texas Review, True Story, Chicago Quarterly Review, Denver Quarterly, Hobart, and The Gettysburg Review. Her essay “Certainty” was awarded first prize in The Los Angeles Review’s Fall 2016 Nonfiction Contest. Her essay “Bolt” received first place recognition in The Florida Review’s 2017 Editors’ Awards. She currently lives Phoenix.

Ladee Hubbard (U.S., Fiction) April 13-May 10
Ladee is a writer from New Orleans. Her short fiction has been published in Callaloo, Beloit Fiction Journal and Crab Orchard Review. She received a BA from Princeton University and a MFA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. In 2016, she was a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. Her first novel, The Talented Ribkins was published in 2017 and received the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.

Gisela Leal (Mexico, Fiction) April 16-May 12
Gisela is the author of the much-heralded 2012 opera prima The Club of the Abandoned. She published her first novel in 2011 after it was selected as a finalist for the Premio Alfaguara. Gisela has also published The Marvelous and Tragic Art of Dying of Love and Ode to the Solitude and to All That That We Could've Been But We Never Were Because We Are Like This; both were critically acclaimed.

Manuel Becerra (Mexico, Poetry) April 20-May 17
Manuel is the author of Canciones para adolescentes fumando en un claro del bosque and Instrucciones para matar un caballo. His work has being awarded the Ramón López Velarde National Prize for Poetry and the Enriqueta Ochoa National Prize for Poetry. In 2009 and 2010 he held a poetry fellowship for young writers from the Foundation for Mexican Letters. He has presented his writing in Cuba, Canada, Japan and New York, and his work has being translated into English, Italian and French. Manuel was born in Mexico City.

Tishani Doshi (Indian, Poetry/Fiction) Aprl 20-May 20
Tishani is the author of five books of fiction and poetry. At the age of 26, an encounter with the choreographer Chandralekha led her to an unexpected career in dance. In 2006, her first book of poems, Countries of the Body, won the Forward Poetry Prize for best first collection in the U.K. She is also the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award for poetry and winner of the All-India Poetry Competition. Her first novel, The Pleasure Seekers, was published to critical acclaim in 2010 and has been translated into several languages. Her most recent book is a collection of poems, Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods. She lives on a beach in Tamil Nadu, India, with her husband and three dogs.

Hanna Bervoets (The Netherlands, Fiction/Nonfiction/Film) May 1-23
Hanna writes novels, essays, and screenplays; she is based in Amsterdam. In 2009, she won the Debut of the Year Award for her first novel, Of Hoe Waarom (Or, How, Why). Since then Hanna has written five novels and has been translated into French, German and Turkish. In 2017, she won the BNG Prize for her fifth novel Ivanov, and the F. Kellendonk Prize for her body of work. Hanna is a columnist for Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant, and writes essays on media, queer culture and representation in a digital age.

Martí Domínguez (Spain, Fiction) May 1-31
Martí is a biologist, writer and journalist. He is a professor at the University of Valencia (Spain) and the editor of Mètode-Science Studies Journal. He has written six novels: the eighteenth-century trilogy (The confidences of Count Buffon; Goethe’s secret and Voltaire’s return), a novel about the French painter Paul Cézanne (The failure), a story about maquis and the resistance against dictator Francisco Franco (The mowing), and finally a satiric novel about the Spanish society (The murderer who loved books). He is now working on a new novel about Nazism, science and genocide. He writes in Catalan.

Nina MacLaughlin (U.S., Nonfiction) May 1-June 1
Nina works as a writer and carpenter in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her writing has appeared in the Paris Review Daily, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Believer, the Boston Globe, Meatpaper, Opium Magazine, and elsewhere. Her book Hammer Head was translated into four languages and was a finalist for the New England Book Award.

Ida Hegazi Høyer (Norway, Fiction) May 4-June 1
Ida grew up in Oslo, planned on becoming a nurse, studied sociology, and eventually turned to the world of fiction. Since her debut in 2012, she has worked full time as a writer, publishing five novels that have received various awards. Her novel Forgive me won the European Union Prize for Literature in 2015. She lives in Oslo, but spends a lot of time travelling.

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria, Fiction) May 4-June 1
Abubakar’s debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms won the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature in 2016. His first book, a collection of short stories called The Whispering Trees, was shortlisted for the prestigious Caine Prize and long-listed for the Etisalat Prize. Abubakar has won the BBC African Prize, among others, and he is a recipient of fellowships and residencies from the Dart Centre, Civitella Ranieri, the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Foundation and the Sylt Foundation.

Liliana Colanzi (Bolivia, Fiction) May 8-17
Liliana has published two collections of short stories: Permanent Vacations and Our Dead World, which was shortlisted for the 2017 Gabriel García Márquez short story award. Her work has been translated to English and Italian, and is currently being translated to Dutch and French. In 2015, she won the International Aura Estrada Prize. In 2017, the Hay Festival included her among the best Latin American writers under 40. Liliana was born in Bolivia and teaches Latin American literature at Cornell University

Amy Sohn (U.S., Fiction/Nonfiction) May 11-June 1
Amy is the author of five novels, including Prospect Park West, Motherland, and The Actress, as well as four works of non-fiction. Her novels have been published in 10 languages. She has been a columnist at the New York Post, New York, and Grazia and her articles have appeared in publications such as The Awl, The Nation, Harper’s Bazaar, and The New York Times. She is currently writing a narrative non-fiction book for Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Edie Meidav (U.S., Fiction/Nonfiction) May 18-June 1
Edie is the author of three award-winning novels, most recently LOLA, CALIFORNIA and a book of short fiction with a nonfiction coda, KINGDOM OF THE YOUNG. Her work and research has been honored by support from foundations such as the Lannan, Whiting, and Howard, as well as by the Bard Fiction Prize, Kafka Prize, and elsewhere. She is on the permanent faculty at the UMass Amherst MFA. She can be found at &



Rohan Kamicheril (India/U.S., Nonfiction)
March 24-31
Rohan is a writer, editor, and cook. His writing has appeared in Words without Borders, Asymptote, Gastronomica, and Hemispheres. He is the editor of The Wall in My Head, an anthology of writing from the countries of the former Eastern Bloc, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain. Prior to founding Tiffin, a website dedicated to showcasing regional Indian food through interviews, recipes, and travel stories, he was the editor of Words without Borders, the online magazine for literature in translation.

Jim O'Grady (U.S., Nonfiction/Scripts)
March 24-April 2
Jim is a reporter for WNYC Radio. He has told stories on This American Life, Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, and Latino USA. Recently, he worked with DW Gibson on a podcast about gentrification called, There Goes the Neighborhood, and contributed to the podcast, The United States of Anxiety. He's a Moth storytelling GrandSLAM champ, about which he says this. Both of his books are biographies of radical Catholic pacifists: Dorothy Day: With Love for the Poor and Disarmed and Dangerous: The Radical Lives and Times of Daniel and Philip Berrigan.

Deborah Baker (U.S., Nonfiction)
March 24-April 6
Deborah's most recent book, The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism, was a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award in Nonfiction. Her current book, The Last Englishman, for which she received support from the Guggenheim and Whiting Foundations, will be published in 2018. She is married to the novelist Amitav Ghosh and divides her time between Goa and Brooklyn.

Nora Gantenbrink (Germany, Fiction/Nonfiction)
March 24-April 20
Nora was born in a little town on the edge of the Ruhr area in Germany. She studied Politics, History and Communication and visited the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg. Since 2013 she has worked as a reporter at STERN magazine. She writes about culture (mostly Hip Hop) and social topics. She also writes award-winning literary short stories. In 2013, her first collection of short stories, Fucked up heart, was published by Rowohlt.

Uche Okonkwo (Nigeria, Fiction)
March 24-April 20
Uche has an MA in Creative Writing from University of Manchester, UK, and several years' experience working with one of Nigeria's leading publishers. Her stories have been published in The Manchester Anthology, The Ember Journal, Per Contra, Ellipsis, Ploughshares and Lagos Noir. In 2016, Invisible Borders published her essay, ""What the Road Offers"", about her experiences on a six-week Trans-Nigerian road trip.

Ly Tran (Vietnam, Nonfiction)
March 24-April 20
Ly was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the U.S. with her family as a political refugee in 1993. She studied Creative Writing and Linguistics at Columbia University. Ly is at work on her first book, a memoir entitled House of Sticks, forthcoming from Scribner/Simon & Schuster.

Elsa Vasseur (France, Fiction/Scripts)
March 24- April 20
Born in Paris, Elsa has dreamt of being a writer ever since she was able to hold a pen. She released a volume of short stories when she was eighteen, Le Goût du lait au chocolat (The Taste of Chocolate Milk). After graduating from Sciences Po and La Sorbonne, she published her first novel in 2016, L'Heure Bleue (The Blue Hour). She is currently working on a TV-series and a feature-film project.

Yewande Omotoso (Barbados/Nigeria/South Africa, Fiction)
March 26-April 23
Yewande is an architect with a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. Her debut novel Bomboy (Modjaji Books, 2011), was shortlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature and won the South African Literary Awards First Time Author Prize. Yewande was a 2013 Norman Mailer Fellow and a 2015 Miles Morland Scholar. The Woman Next Door (Chatto and Windus, 2016) is Yewande's second novel.

Tsering Lama (Tibet, Fiction)
March 31-April 20
Tsering is a New York-based Tibetan writer who was born in Kathmandu and grew up in Vancouver. She works as a Storytelling Advisor at Greenpeace International, and is nearly finished with her first novel, The Descent of an Oracle. Tsering's writing has been supported by grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. In recent years, she has been an artist-in-residence at the Lillian E. Smith Center, Catwalk Institute, WildAcres, and Playa Summerlake.

Maria Dadouch (Syria, Fiction)
April 1-15
Maria was born in Damascus and studied politics and economics. In 2002, she started a magazine for teen girls, where she published hundreds of articles. The magazine closed because of the war in Syria. In 2013, Maria joined UCLA to study Creative Writing and she graduated in 2015. She won the Claire Carmichael Scholarship for her first novel and she was granted a residency at Hedgebrook.

Claudia Durastanti (Italy, U.K., Translation, Fiction)
April 2-20
Claudia's first novel Un giorno verrò a lanciare sassi alla tua finestra won several prizes, including a Premio Mondello. She has published three novels so far; her last book, Cleopatra va in prigione, was published in 2016. Her writing has been featured in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Nero Magazine, and La Repubblica. In 2015, she was the Italian Fellow for Literature at the American Academy in Rome and was selected as one of the best Italian writers under 40.

Freek Mariën (Belgium, Theater)
April 7-May 4
With his theatre company Het Kwartier, Freek is currently working on shows for young people and adults. In his work, Freek puts the emphasis on a strong text, a solid factual basis and an original form or theme. His texts have won several awards including the international Kaas & Kappes Award (best Dutch-German Young People's Drama, 2012) and the Taalunie Playwriting Prize (2015).

Philip Huff (The Netherlands, Fiction/Scripts)
April 16 – May 11
Philip studied history and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. He is an award-winning author of three novels, a short story collection and an essay collection on literature. Three of his books have been made into films, for which he wrote the screenplays. He lives in New York City.

Scott Gutterman (U.S., Nonfiction/Poetry)
April 21-May 4
Scott has written for Artforum, GQ, The New Yorker, Vogue, and other publications. He is the author of Sunlight on the River: Poems about Paintings, Paintings about Poems and The Art of Miles Davis. Scott is also the deputy director of Neue Galerie New York, a museum devoted to German and Austrian art.

Mai Nardone (Thailand/U.S., Fiction)
April 21-May 11
Mia was raised in Bangkok by an American father and a Thai mother. He has received scholarships from the Tin House Writer's Workshop and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and a fellowship from the MacDowell Colony. His fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, Kenyon Review Online, Slice, and the Tin House Open Bar. He lives in Bangkok.

Tung-Hui Hu (U.S., Poetry/Nonfiction)
April 28-May 23
Tung-Hui is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Greenhouses, Lighthouses, and the nonfiction book A Prehistory of the Cloud. The recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the San Francisco Foundation, he is currently assistant professor of English at the University of Michigan.

Arthur Langeveld (The Netherlands, Translation)
April 28-May 25
Arthur received a BA and MA in Slavic Languages from the University of Amsterdam. He has translated the work of many classical and modern Russian writers including Gogol, Goncharov, Tolstoj, Pilnyak, Kharms, Astavyev, Makanin, and Brodsky. In 2006, he was awarded the Nijhoff Prijs voor Vertalingen – the most prestigious prize for literary translations in the Netherlands. Until his retirement in 2012, Arthur was an assistant professor of Russian language and literature at the University of Utrecht. He is now working full time on a translation of Dostoyevsky early works.

Amitava Kumar (India/U.S., Fiction/Nonfiction)
May 1-30
Amitava's books include Lunch With a Bigot, A Matter of Rats, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm A Tiny Bomb, Bombay-London-New York, Passport Photos, and Husband of a Fanatic, an ""Editors' Choice"" book at the New York Times. Kumar's essays and reviews have appeared in Harper's, Bookforum, Kenyon Review, The Nation, NPR, The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Brick, Granta, and numerous other publications. He teaches at Vassar College and is the recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for nonfiction.

Emmanuel Iduma (Nigeria, U.S., Fiction)
May 5-June 2
Emmanuel is an art critic and the author of the novel The Sound of Things to Come. He is a regular contributor to magazines, journals, and exhibition catalogues. He graduated from the MFA program in Art Writing at the School of Visual Arts, where he now teaches. A Stranger's Pose, his book of travel stories and meditations, is forthcoming.

Annie-France Mistral (France, Translation)
May 5-June 2
For 25 years, Annie-France worked as a documentary film director. She started translating in 2010. She has translated novels by Joshua Cohen, Dan Fante, Tony O'Neill, Jack London and James Oliver Curwood and short stories by Dinaw Mengestu, Patrick Ryan, Zadie Smith, Maria Venegas, Taiye Selasi, Jeanne Thornton, Junot Díaz, Bill Cheng, Teju Cole, and Lydia Davis. She is working on her first novel and still believes in humans and literature.

Namwali Serpell (Zambia, Fiction)
May 5-June 2
Namwali is a Zambian writer and an associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award in 2011. She was shortlisted twice for the Caine Prize for African Writing and won in 2015 for her story, ""The Sack."" You can read her writing in The Believer, n+1, Callaloo, Tin House, McSweeney's, Triple Canopy, Cabinet, and several anthologies including The Best American Short Stories, The Caine Prize Anthology and Africa39. Hogarth Press will publish her first novel, The Old Drift, in 2018.

Maureen Scott Harris (Canada, Nonfiction/Poetry)
May 12-June 2
Maureen is a Canadian poet and essayist who grew up on the prairies and lives in Toronto. She has published three collections and two chapbooks of poetry. Drowning Lessons, her second collection, won the 2005 Trillium Book Award for Poetry; her essays have won the Sparrow Prize for Prose, the Prairie Fire creative-nonfiction prize, and the WildCare Tasmania Nature Writing Prize. Her writing interests include place, land, ecology, walking, and art.

Lisa Rose Bradford (U.S., Translation/Poetry)
May 13-June 2
Lisa teaches Comparative Literature at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata in Argentina. She has published poems, translations, and articles in numerous magazines, and she has edited various books on translation theory and poetry anthologies. Four of her bilingual volumes of Juan Gelman's verse have appeared since 2010: Between Words: Juan Gelman's Public Letter, Commentaries and Citations, Com/positions, and Oxen Rage. She is currently translating Gelman's last book of poems, Hoy.

Frank Heibert (Germany, Translation/Fiction/Nonfiction)
May 14-20
Frank studied Romance Philology and holds a Ph.D. with a dissertation about puns and their translation. He translates fiction and theater from English, French, Italian, and Portuguese. He is also a novelist, editor, critic, teacher, and jazz singer. Frank has received several awards for translations of authors such as Don DeLillo, Richard Ford, William Faulkner, George Saunders, Lorrie Moore, Tobias Wolff, Tristan Egolf, Tony Kushner, Neil Labute, Boris Vian, Yasmina Reza, Raymond Queneau, Italo Svevo, Jorge de Sena and others. Frank lives in Berlin.

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi (U.S./Spain/Iran, Fiction)
May 15-June 2
Azareen is the author of Fra Keeler and Call Me Zebra (forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2018). She is the winner of a 2015 Whiting Writers' Award, a National Book Foundation ""5 Under 35"" honoree, the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship and a Fellowship from the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes in Barcelona. Her work has appeared in GRANTA, The Paris Review, Guernica, BOMB, and the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, among other places. She has lived in Iran, Spain, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, and currently teaches in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame.

Yelena Akhtiorskaya (Ukraine/U.S., Fiction)
May 19-June 2
Yelena was born in Odessa, Ukraine, and grew up in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. In 2014, Riverhead Books published her novel, Panic in a Suitcase, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a National Book Foundation ""5 under 35"" honoree. Yelena lives in New York.

Alix Sobler (U.S., Theater)
May 19-June 2
Alix is a writer from New York whose plays have been read, work-shopped and produced in North America and England. Last year, she had three plays produced, including The Secret Annex at the Segal Centre in Montreal, JONNO at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and The Great Divide at the Finborough Theatre in London. In 2015, The Great Divide won the Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition. You can find out more about her and her work at


Avinuo Kire (India, Fiction/Poetry)
September 8-17
Avinuo is a writer and teacher from Nagaland in the North East of India. She has contributed to various literary journals and anthologies. She has authored a collection of short fiction, The Power to Forgive and Other Stories, and a volume of poetry, Where Wildflowers Grow. She has also co-authored Naga Heritage Centre: People Stories, Volume One, an anthology of documented oral narratives from Nagaland. Avinuo is currently Assistant Professor of English at a local college in Kohima, Nagaland.

D.M. Aderibigbe (Nigeria, Poetry)
September 8-28
D.M.'s chapbook is In Praise of Our Absent Father. He has received fellowships and honors from Provincetown Fine Arts Work Centre, The James Merrill House, Ucross Foundation, Jentel Foundation, Dickinson House and Boston University, where he received his MFA in Creative Writing, and was a recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. A graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop at the University of West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, his poetry has appeared in various journals.

Johann Christoph Maass (Germany, Translation)
September 8–28
Johann grew up in Münster and Westfalia. After high school and civil service he worked as a professional drummer for a few years. He studied Journalism and American Literature and worked as an editor for several publishing houses before going freelance as a literary translator in Berlin. His list of translated authors include: Jonathan Lethem, Howard Jacobson, Jon Ronson, Matt Burgess, Mark Vonnegut, Barney Norris, Lafcadio Hearn, Chad Harbach and Darin Strauss. He's just picked up drumming again.

Shelly Oria (U.S./Israel, Fiction)
September 8-October 5
Shelly is the author of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 (2014), which earned nominations for a Lambda Literary Award and the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. Most recently, she co-authored a digital novella, CLEAN, commissioned by WeTransfer and McSweeney's. Shelly's fiction has appeared in The Paris Review among other places, has been translated to other languages, and has won a number of awards. She lives in Brooklyn, where she co-directs the Writer's Forum at the Pratt Institute and has a private practice as a life & creativity coach.

Donal McLaughlin (N. Ireland/Scotland, Fiction/Translation)
Sept. 8-Oct. 5
Donal writes short stories and translates novels. His first collection, an allergic reaction to national anthems (2009), was long-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award. A much-praised second collection, beheading the virgin mary, and other stories, followed in 2014. Donal was shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award (USA) in 2013, and awarded the Max Geilinger Prize in 2015 for his translations of Swiss fiction.

Marta Carnicero Hernanz (Catalonia, Fiction)
September 8-October 5
Marta is an Industrial Engineer who lives in Barcelona. She has taken part in the Columbia University Word for Word Translation Exchange and finished her MFA in Creative Writing at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her first first novel, El cel segons Google (The sky according to Google), originally published in Catalan, is currently being translated into Spanish (soon to be published by Acantilado) and into English, thanks to a 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant.

Dragana Kršenković Brković (Montenegro, Fiction)
September 8-October 5
Dragana is the author of two novels, two story collections, one collection of plays, one monograph, and several children's books. She has been a guest writer and has received numerous fellowships from various organizations including the Hubert Humphrey fellowship program and UNESCO. Her writing interests include time, different literary genres, and art.

Rasha Khayat (Germany, Fiction/Nonfiction/Translation)
Sept 8-Oct. 5
Rasha is a writer, translator and the world's biggest David Bowie fan, based in Hamburg. Born in a small town on the Ruhr in Germany, she lived and worked all over the Arab World and is generally a passionate traveller. She writes fiction, essays and sometimes for the theatre, her first novel Weil wir längst woanders sind (Because we're elsewhere now) was published in 2016 and was shortlisted for various awards.

Klaus Siblewski (Germany, Nonfiction)
September 8-October 6
Born in Frankfurt, Klaus is an editor-in-chief for Luchterhand Literaturverlag, a professor at the Centre of Creative Writing in Hildesheim, and a member of the German PEN. He is the founder and director of "Deutsche Lektorenkonferenz." Klaus's books include: Telefongespräche mit Ernst Jandl. Ein Porträt, Die diskreten Kritiker. Was Lektoren tun, Wie Romane entstehen, and Wie Gedichte entstehen. He studied German Literature, Philosophy and Political Science at Frankfurt-Main (Germany), and he received doctoral and postdoctoral degrees from the Goethe University at Frankfurt-Main and die University at Essen-Duisburg.

Binalakshmi Nepram (Manipur/Nonfiction)
September 18-October 12
Binalakshmi was born in the state of Manipur located in India's Northeast region. She is a writer and civil rights activist, spearheading work on making women-led peace, security and disarmament a movement. She is author of four books: South Asia's Fractured Frontier : Armed Conflict, Narcotics & Small Arms Proliferation in India's Northeast (2003); Meckley: A Historical Fiction on Manipur (2004); India and Arms Trade Treaty (2008; and Where are our Women in Decision Making? (2016).

Dmitrij Gawrisch (Switzerland/Ukraine, Fic./Nonfic./Drama)
September 28–October 25
Dmitrij was born in Kiev and moved to Switzerland at the age of eleven. After graduating in Business & Economics he wrote his first play Barren Land, which was staged in Germany, Switzerland, UK, Poland, Russia and Ukraine. He has now written several plays and the latest, Wird schon werden (We'll Manage Somehow), was commissioned by the Theaterhaus Jena in Germany. Dmitrij is currently working on a book of reportage as well as the novel, The Crane in the Snow. He lives in Berlin.

Fiona Sze-Lorrain (France, Poetry/Translation)
October 6-November 3
Fiona writes and translates in English, French, and Chinese. She is the author of three books of poetry—Water the Moon (2010), My Funeral Gondola (2013), and most recently The Ruined Elegance (2016), which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She has also translated several books of contemporary Chinese, French, and American poets. Her latest translation, Yi Lu's Sea Summit, was shortlisted for the 2016 Best Translated Book Award. She lives in Paris where she works as a zheng harpist and an editor.

Michael Harris Cohen (Bulgaria/U.S., Fiction)
October 6-November 3
Michael received his MFA from Brown University. He's the recipient of a Fulbright as well as support from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, The Djerassi Foundation, Jentel, and The Blue Mountain Center. His writing has been published in various journals and anthologies and his first book, The Eyes, was published in 2013. He is an Associate Professor at the American University in Bulgaria where he teaches Creative Writing and Literature.

Stuart Cooke (Australia, Poetry/Nonfiction/Translation)
Oct. 6-Nov. 3
Stuart grew up in Sydney and Hobart. He has travelled widely, particularly in Latin America, and has lived in Argentina, Chile and Mexico. He currently lives on the Gold Coast, where he lectures in creative writing and literary studies at Griffith University. His poetry collections include Opera (2016) and Edge Music (2011). He has also published works of criticism and translation, including George Dyuŋgayan's Bulu Line: a West Kimberley song cycle (2014).

Gianni Skaragas (Greece, Theater/Film/Fiction/Poetry)
Oct. 6 – Nov. 3
Gianni is a novelist, screenwriter and playwright, who grew up in the Greek region of Macedonia. He writes in both English and his native tongue. His short fiction and poetry have previously appeared or are forthcoming in American Chordata, Copper Nickel, The Tower Journal, World Literature Today, Spilled Milk, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of various grants and fellowships in the U.S. and Europe. He is a member of the Association of European Journalists.

Ed Maranan (Philippines, Poetry/Fiction/Nonfiction/Drama)
Oct. 6-Nov. 3
Ed writes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, plays, as well as stories and verse for children. He has translated works in English and Filipino, and writes a column on art and culture for a national newspaper. He has won some fifty awards in writing competitions in the Philippines. He was a fellow at the Iowa International Writing Program, International Summer School in British Poetry and Modern Literary Theory, Chateau de Lavigny International Writers Residency, Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, and will attend the Hawthornden Writers Retreat in 2018.

Mirene Arsanios (U.S., Fiction)
October 6-November 3
Mirene is the author of the short story collection, The City Outside the Sentence (2015). She has contributed essays and short stories to The Brooklyn Rail, The Rumpus, The Animated Reader, and The Outpost, among others. Mirene co-founded the collective 98weeks Research Project in Beirut and is the founding editor of Makhzin, a bilingual English/Arabic magazine for innovative writing.

Mònica Batet Boada (Catalonia, Fiction)
October 6-29
Born in Tarragona, Catalonia, Mònica studied Catalan Philolgy at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. She has written four novels and some shorts stories. Her second novel, published in 2012, No et miris el Riu (Don't Look at the River), was selected as a finalist for the Crexells award. Her third novel, published in 2015, Neu, óssos blancs i alguns homes més valents que els altres (Snow, Bears, and Some Men Braver Than Others), received a subsidy from the Instució de les Lletres Catalanes.

Martín Felipe Castagnet (Argentina/Fiction)
October 20-November 3
Martín was born in La Plata. Los cuerpos del verano, his first novel, won the Young Latin-American Literature Award and has been translated into English (Bodies of Summer from Dalkey Archive), and French (Les corps de l'été from MEET). His second novel, Los mantras modernos, was published in Argentina earlier this year. Recently, he was selected by the Hay Festival as part of the Bogotá 39 list, which includes the 39 most promising Latin American authors under forty.

Translation Lab

November 7 - 18, 2017

Arabic to English
Cathy Plourde is the author of plays and video scripts for social change, health & wellness, and difficult dialog. Her work has traveled the U.S. under Add Verb Productions, and she's presented her work internationally. Her book publications include Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth & Allies (Vol 1 & II) and Making Out Like a Virgin: Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma. Cathy works as a consultant, editor, writer, and educator and recently repatriated with her wife in Rhode Island, after two years in the U.K.

Dalia Basiouny is an Egyptian writer, theatre maker, activist, academic, and translator. Her theater work includes directing 20 plays performed internationally. Dalia's academic work focuses on the role of women in theater, and her Ph.D. from CUNY Graduate Center explores the political theater of Arab American Women after 9/11. She established "Sabeel for the Arts" in Cairo in 1997 to promote women's work. She is a recipient of several awards including a Fulbright Arts Grant and a British Council Chevening Scholarship.

Italian to English
Lynne Sharon Schwartz is the author of 24 books, including novels, stories, essays and poetry. Her most recent publication is the poetry collection No Way Out But Through. Her novels include Disturbances in the Field, Leaving Brooklyn (nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award), and The Writing on the Wall. She has translated from Italian Natalia Ginzburg's essays in A Place to Live, and also Silvana Gandolfi's Aldabra, or The Tortoise Who Loved Shakespeare. She teaches at the Bennington Writing Seminars and Columbia University's School of the Arts, and her work has been widely anthologized.

Silvana Gandolfi lives in Rome and is one of Italy's leading authors of books for children and young adults. Since 1992, the Italian publisher Salani has released ten of her books, the most recent being: Il club degli amici immaginari (The Club of Imaginary Friends); Io dentro gli spari (In the Line of Fire); La bambina al fondo del mare (The Girl at the Bottom of the Sea); and Aldabra, or The Tortoise Who Loved Shakespeare. Her work has been translated in France, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, the U.S. and Canada. She has written radio stories for Italy's chief radio station, RAI, and has edited anthologies for children. The many honors Silvana has received for her work include the Andersen Prize for Best Author of the Year, the City of Rome Prize, the Premio Cento for Pasta di drago, and the Bancarellino Prize.

Albanian to English
Ani Gjika is an Albanian-born poet, literary translator, teacher, and author of Bread on Running Waters (Fenway Press, 2013). Her translation from the Albanian of Luljeta Lleshanaku's Negative Space is due in 2018 from Bloodaxe in the U.K. and New Directions in the U.S. She's the recipient of an NEA fellowship, a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, and Framingham State University's Miriam Levine Reader Award.

Luljeta Lleshanaku is an Albanian poet. She is the author of seven poetry collections published in Albania, with several translations around the world. Her books have been nominated for -- and won -- several national and international awards. Negative Space will be her third poetry collection published in U.S. by New Direction. The other two are Fresco: Selected Poems and Child of Nature.

German to English
Jamie Searle Romanelli is a British literary translator from the German. Her publications include Andreas Maier's The Room, the Sunday Times Bestseller 1913: The Year Before the Storm by Florian Illies (co-translated with Shaun Whiteside), and The Restaurant: Society in Four Courses by Christoph Ribbat. She is currently working on Die Grosse Heimkehr by Anna Kim for Portobello Books. A co-founder of the Emerging Translators Network, Jamie divides her time between the U.K. and Florianópolis in southern Brazil.

Anna Kim was born in Daejeon, South Korea. She has published four novels, two of which have been translated into English, Frozen Time and Anatomy of a Night. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature. Portobello Books will publish the English translation of her latest novel, Die Große Heimkehr, in late 2018.


Christopher Kloeble (Germany)
Rachel Cantor (USA)
Joanne Wang (USA)
Fikry El Azzouzi (Morocco/Belgium)
Joshua Furst (USA)
Susanne Hoebel (UK)
Nicola Keegan (France)
Brenda Lozano (Mexico)
Mayela Gerhardt (Spain)
Catherine Lacey (USA)
Lidia Bravo Galvan (Spain)
Bettina Abarbanell (Germany)
Nayana Currimbhoy (USA/India)
Violeta Tauragiene (Lithuania)
Arshia Sattar (India)
Susanne Kippenberger (Germany)
Paul La Farge (USA)
Nilofar Talebi (USA)
Edward Gauvin (USA)
Laura van den Berg (USA)
Lucas Hirsch (Netherlands)
Chika Unigwe (USA)
Angie Cruz (USA/Dominican Republic)

Allison M. Charette (USA)
Tess Lewis (USA)
Alois Hotschnig (Austria)
Naivo Ramamonjisoa (Canada)
Lizzie Davis (USA)
Srinath Perur (India)
Pilar Fraile Amador (Spain)
Vivek Shanbhag (India)
Sarah Ladipo Manyika (Nigeria/England/USA)
Lieke Marsman (The Netherlands)
Alan Cherchesov (Bulgaria/Russia)
Suzanne Ushie (Nigeria)
Lucy Fricke (Germany)
Lara Vergnaud (USA)
Pierre J Mejlak (Belgium)
Simone Lappert (Switzerland)
Shara McCallum (Jamaica/USA)
Anjali Kumar (India/USA)
Laksmi Pamuntjak (Indonesia)
Tung-Hui Hu (USA)
Annie-France Mistral (France)
Tsering Lama (USA)
Alan Harris (UK)
Carla Namwali Serpell (USA)
Posliinipiha (Finland)
Ana de Aguilar-Amat Castillo (Spain)
Diana Evans (UK)
Laura Maylene Walter (USA)


Shubnum Kahn (South Africa)
Justine Dymond (USA)
Denise Kumani (USA)
Jacques Fux (Brazil)
Hanan Elstein (USA)
Allison Amend (USA)
Jeremy Tiang (USA)
Mike Fu (China/USA)
Chris Hosea (USA)
Emily Raboteau (USA)
Megan McDowell (USA)
Justin Go (USA)
Becca Rose Hall (USA)
Leonora Christina Skov (Denmark)
Okwiri Oduor (Kenya)
Marine Petrossian (Armenia)
Salma Rajathi (India)
Syeda Rad Rahman (Bangladesh/India/Jamaica)
Mathias Nawrat (Germany)
Sanja Lovrencic (Croatia)
Aai Prins (Holland)
Solvi Bjorn Sigurosson (Iceland)
Kaj Korkea-aho (Finland)
Kimen Uribe Urbieta (Spain)
Tia Clark (USA)

Jennifer Acker (USA)
Tal Nitzan (Israel)
Marina Espasa Sans (Spain)
Merritt Tierce (USA)
Mostafa Younesie (Iran)
Angela Pradelli (Argentina)
Vasyl Lozynskyi (Ukraine)
Sayuri Okamoto (Japan)
Annelies Verbeke (Belgium)
Nadia Davids (UK)
Thomas Lang (Germany)
Muesser Yeniay (Turkey)
Maja Soljan (Croatia)
Panagiotis Gavriiloglou (Greece)
David Van Reybrouck (Belgium)
Elisa Wouk Almino (USA)
Kai Weyand (Germany)
Ndjerkey Noel Netonon (Switzerland)
Irene Zabytko (Ukraine/USA)

Translation Lab
Alice Guthrie (UK)
Rasha Abbas (Germany)
Izidora Angel (USA)
Hristo Karastoyanov (Bulgaria)
Christina MacSweeney (UK)
Daniel Saldana Paris (Canada))
Amaia Gabantxo (USA
Miren Agur Meabe Plaza (Spain)


Mfoniso Udofia (USA)
Sandro William Junqueria (Portugal)
Gioia Guerzoni (Italy)
Anna Ballbona (Spain)
V Sanjay Kumar (India)
Veronica Gerber Bicecci (Mexico)
Daniel Saldana Paris (Mexico)
Luisa Geisler (Brasil)
Hilda Dalla Valle (Brazil)
Christine Buckley (France)
Natasa Dragnic (Germany)
Joan Michelson (UK)
Norbert Gstrein (Germany)
Caroline Brothers (France)
Rachel Cantor (USA)
Claire Corbett (Australia)
Daniele Bernardi (Switzerland)
Neva Micheva (Bulgaria)
Susanne Hoebel (England)
Catherine Lacey (USA)
Naomi Schenck (Germany)


Peter Orner (USA)
Josh Mak (USA)
Ottessa Moshfegh (USA)
Bianca Bagatourian (USA)
Scott Carney (USA)
Lisa Ko (USA)
Kiran Desai (USA)
Colie Hoffman (USA)
Anna Moschovakis (USA)
LuLing Osofsky (USA)
Marjorie Celona (USA)
Benjamin Matthias (Germany)
Donal McLaughlin (Scotland)
Els Beerten (Belgium)
Venkateswar Ramaswamy (India)
Mathilde Walter Clark (Denmark)
Robert Karjel (Sweden)
Christopher Kloeble (Germany)
Mayela Gerhardt (Germany)
Celine Curiol (France)
Robert Haasnoot (Netherlands)
Katja Kullmann (Germany)
Amir Hassan Cheheltan (Iran)


Susan Delson (USA)
Oana Sanziana Marian (USA/Romania)
Gunstein Bakke (Norway)
Wiam El Tamami (Egypt)
Rein Kuntari (Indonesia)
Jaspreet Singh (Candada)
Rui Coias (Portugal)
Joshua Furst (USA)
Nina Melero (UK/Spain)
Marzena Sowa (France)
Nadia Kalman (USA)
Giorgio Fontana (Italy)
Kim Freeman (USA)
Ayobami Famurewa (Nigeria)
Lisa Brennan (USA)
Nadia Davids (UK)
Caroline Meijer (Netherlands)
Jose Rico (Portugal)
Susan Steinberg (USA)
Bogdan O. Popescu (Romania)
Ned Beauman (UK)
Brigitte Jakobeit (Germany)
Amy Bonnaffons (USA)
Ivana Ostojcic (Croatia)
Shehan Karunatilaka (Singapore)
Carin Clevidence (USA)

Miriam Mandelkow (Germany)
Jerdrt Malezic (Slovenia)
Bart Moeyaert (Belgium)
Antonia Baum (Germany)
Lisa Elsasser (Switzerland)
Tiago Manuel Ribeiro Patricio (Portugal)
Tishani Doshi (India)
Adam Zdrodowski (Poland)
Zsofia Ban (Hungary)
Eva Bonne (Germany)
Katerina Chalmoukou (Greece)
Saskya Jain (Germany)
Chigozie J Obioma (Nigeria)
Curtain (Australia)
Francisco G Haghenbeck (Mexico)
Andres Felipe Solano (Colombia)
Ted Thompson (USA)
Michel Bergmann (Germany)
Caroline Hamilton (UK/Australia)
Shuchi Saraswat (USA)
Jardine Libaire (USA)
Sebastia Alzamora Martin (Spain)


Toni Press-Coffman (USA)
Suzanne Jill Levine (USA)
Reese Okyong Kwon (USA)
Solon Tim Woodward (USA)
Catalina Bartlett (USA)
Paul Ochvary (USA)
Sheba Karim (India)
Glenn Kurtz (USA)
Teju Cole (Nigeria/USA)
Jenny Hollowell (USA)
Rich Benjamin (USA)
Joanna Smith Rakoff (USA)
Theresa Coulter (USA)
Lisa Brennan-Jobs (USA)
Vibhuti Patel (USA)
Rick Hilles (USA)
Wang Gang (China)
Craig Taylor (UK)
David Samuel Levinson (USA)
Jonas Hassen Khemiri (Sweden)
Christine Richter-Nilsson (Germany)
Andrea Scrima (Germany/USA)
Anna Nemes (Hungary)
Jacinta Halloran (Australia)
David Dephy Gogibedashvili (Georgia)
Oliverio Coelho (Argentina)
Nicola Keegan (France/Ireland/USA)
Lucas Hirsch (Netherlands)
Sabrina Janesch (Germany)
Lukas Hammerstein (Germany)
Anna Mioni (Italy)
Andras Maros (Hungary)
Catherine Marshall (South Africa)
Devibharathy (India)
Ayman Sickseck (Israel)
Chika Unigwe (Belgium)
Erga Netz (Netherlands)
Pascale Kramer (France)
Ole Steen Hansen (Denmark)
Francesc Serés (Catalonia)
Mads Mygind (Denmark)


Kristiana Kahakauwila (USA)
Ye Mimi (Taiwan)
Kenny Fries (Canada/USA)
Shannon Leone Fowler (USA/UK)
Ramon Erra (Catalonia)
Aoibheann Sweeney (USA)
Dawn MacKeen (USA)
Neil Blackadder (USA)
Gemma Gorga Lopez (Catalonia)
Katica Garoska Acevska (Macedonia)
Catharina Gripenberg (Finland)
Adam Wiedewitsch (USA)
Klaus Siblewski (Germany)
Dorota Masłowska (Poland)
Paulo Moreiras (Portugal)
Joseph O. Legaspi (USA)
Yoav Avni (Israel)
Kojo Laing (Ghana)
David Wagner (Germany)
Matthew Barber (USA)
Susana García Iglesias (Mexico)
Mallery Avidon (USA)
Maria Carolina Maia (Brazil)
David Dephy Gogibedashvili (Georgia)
Alexander Chee (USA)
Gertz Feigenberg (Denmark)
Nir Baram (Israel)
Perihan Mağden (Turkey)
Tom Burke (USA)


Iskender Pala (Turkey)
Jan Gielkens (Netherlands)
Marie Myung-Ok Lee (USA)
Trinh Lu (Vietnam)
David Ventura Bernardo Machado (Portugal)
Kristin Omarsdottir (Iceland)
Susanne Kippenberger (Germany)
Mohan Sikka (USA)
Amy Waldman USA)
Christian Haller (Switzerland)
Abiye Teklemariam Magenta (Ethiopia)
Dy Plambeck (Denmark)
Alfred Corn (USA)
Lee Tulloch (Australia)
Lara Vapnyar (Russia)
Chloe Aridjis (Mexico )
Alex Halberstadt (USA)
Kaspar Schnetzler (Switzerland)
Rob Schouten (Netherlands)
Xu Xiaobin (China)
Joanne Wang (USA)
Anya Ulinich (USA)
Sarah Schulman (USA)
Ju Youn Lee (Korea)
Chad Anderson (USA)

Luisa Costa Gomes (Portugal)
James McLindon (USA)
Jacek Dehnel (Poland)
Edward Gauvin (USA)
Agur Schiff (Israel)
Glaydah Namukasa (Uganda)
Nora-Eugenie Gomringer (Germany)
Allison Amend (USA)
Ari Berman (USA)
CM Rien Kuntari (Indonesia)
Martin Kimani (Kenya)
Simon Pasternak (Denmark)
Molly Birnbaum (USA)
Sujatha Hampton (India)
Keshni Kashyap (USA)
Christian Dorph (Denmark)
Linda Gaboriau (Canada)
Tom Dreyer (South Africa)
Caitlin Doyle (USA)
Pravda Miteva (Bulgaria)
Kaijamari Sivill (Finland)
Kathrin Aehnlich (Germany)
Henning Kober (Germany)


Julien Holtrigter (Netherlands)
Jina Ortiz (USA)
Mikhail Shishkin (Russia)
Ellen Levine (USA)
Jeanine Herman (USA)
Ada Arduini (Italy)
Buket Uzuner (Turkey)
Mercedes Cebrian (Spain)
Lara Vapnyar (Russia)
Sigrid Nunez (USA)
Kristin Omarsdottir (Iceland)
Sudeep Sen (India)
Denise Leith (Australia)
James Canon (USA)
Samuel Shimon (Iraq)
Saulius Repecka (Lithuania)
Claudia Schreiber (USA)
Marti Sales I Sariola (Catalonia)
Leila Gazale (USA)
Gabriele Riedle (Germany)
Helena McEwen (UK)
Thachom Poyil Rajeevan (India)
Christine Bredenkamp (Sweden)
Michael Obert (Germany)
Steven Dolence (USA)

Scott Nadelson (USA)
Ki Wa (Estonia)
Lisa Katz (Israel)
Ayse Kulin (Turkey)
Hoang Hung (Vietnam)
David Knowles (USA)
Luisa Costa Gomes (Portugal)
Inez Baraney (Australia)
Sharon Rotbard (Israel)
Jennifer Vanderbes (USA)
Ole Steen Hansen (Denmark)
Ellen Sussman (USA)
Simona Mambrini (Italy)
Mikolaj Lozinski (Poland)
Gazmend Kapllani (Greece)
Rebecca Morrison (UK)
Paul La Farge (USA)
Tishani Doshi (India)
Marie Le Drian (France)
Owen Sheers (Wales)
Alex Lee (South Korea)
Niloufar Talebi (USA)


Suzanne Kingsbury (USA)
Catherine Dana (France)
Annalisa Goldoni (Italy)
Christian Schule (Germany)
Gabrielle Petrcek (Austria)
Julian Rubinstein (USA)
Pierre Mumbere Mujomba (Congo)
Ines Pedrosa (Portugal)
Mishi Saran (Korea )
Jan Brandt (Germany)
Andrwe Lewis Conn (Germany)
Chris Harvey (USA)
Megan Savage (USA)
Delia Jarrett-Macauley (UK)
Lidia Bravo Galvan (Spain)
T Cooper (USA)
Ray Robinson (UK)
N.S. Koenings (Netherlands)
Tomoso Koenings (Japan)
Ashia Sattar (India)
Maud Casey (USA)
Anne Marsella (France)
Kevin Haworth (USA)

Fiona Shaw (UK)
Susanne Fischer (Germany)
Blaise Hofmann (Switzerland)
Rodrigo Lacerda (Brazil)
Nuria Barrios (Spain)
Patricia Tovar (Columbia)
Judith Roze (France)
John Mateer (Australia)
Bernardo Ruiz (Mexico/USA)
Anni Sumari (Finland)
Uli Aumueller (Germany)
Klaus Pohl (Germany/Austria)
Ruben Palma (Chile/Denmark)
Ajay Krishnan (India)
Federica Acceto (Italy)
Niclas Casariego Cordoba (Spain)
Kara Lee Corthron (USA)
Angelika Eisold Viebig (Germany)


Joseph O'Neill (Ireland/USA)
Zdravka Evtimova (Bulgaria)
Katherine Min (Korea/USA)
Sergio Badilla (Chile)
Ron Tanner (USA)
Catherine Dana (France)
Rich Benjamin USA)
Lauren Acampora (USA)
Goce Smilevski (Macedonia)
D.Y. Bechard (Canada)
Zia Jaffrey (USA
Benn Q Holm (Denmark)
David Ho Levinson (USA)
Kate McLeon (USA)
Clare Allan (UK)
Jacalyn Carley (Germany)
Maria Antonietta Saracino (Italy)
Laurent Contamin (France)
Dale Peck (USA)
Pedro Almeida Viera (Portugal)
Joshua Furst (USA)
Willem Melchoir (Netherlands)
Jenny Hollowell (USA)
Ibi Emma Kaslik (Canada)
Obi Nwakanma (Nigeria)
JoAo Anzanello Carrascoza (Brazil)
Yu Young-nan (South Korea)


Andras Maros (Budapest)
Ersi Sotiropoulos (Greece)
Agymah Kamau (Barbados)
Maria Baiocchi (Italy)
Amy Charlotte Benson (USA)
Bernhard Robben (Germany)
Emilia Pereya (Dominican Republic)
Wyatt Mason (USA)
Dorothy Johnston (Australia)
Dorthe Binkert (Switzerland)
Carmen Francesca Banciu (Germany)
Marc Weitzmann (France)
Billie Livingston (Canada)
Gary Shyteyngart (USA)
Mark Harman (Ireland/USA)
Jacinto Lucas Pires (Portugal)
Andrea Berger (USA)
Lara Vapnyar (USA)
Robin Kish (USA)
Sara Manguso (USA)
Timothy D. Sergay (USA)

Xaver Bayer (Austria)
Niloufar Talebi (USA)
Senadin Musabegovic (Bosnia)
Lisa Alvarado (USA)
Ann Cardinal (USA)
Hansjorg Schertenleib (Switzerland)
Pedro Rosa Mendes (Portugal)
Katharina Hocker (Germany)
Carlos Eduardo de Magalhaes (Brazil)
Beryl Fletcher (Australia)
Ixiar Rozas (Spain)
Marco D'Eramo (Italy)
Isabella Zani (Italy)
William Fiennes (UK)
Niels Lyngso (Denmark)
Leslie Li (USA)

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