Collection: Esther Allen

Esther Allen received the 2017 National Translation Award for her translation of Antonio Di Benedetto's Zama. Co-founder of the PEN World Voices Festival in New York City, she teaches at City University of New York's Graduate Center and Baruch College, where she directs the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program. Her work has been supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and the Leon Levy Center for Biography. In 2006 the French government named her a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. Her essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in the New York Review of Books, the Paris Review, Words Without Borders, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Granta, and other publications.
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