CV

Books

Selected Events, Papers, and Presentations

  • PEN World Voices, May 2015
  • London Book Fair, April 2015
  • In conversation with Carmen Boullosa, City Lights Books, February 12, 2015
  • In conversation with Ian McNiven and Peggy Fox, City Lights Books, December 4, 2014
  • Literary Magazine Editors Roundtable: Publishing Fiction in Translation, American Literary Translators Association conference, November 14, 2014
  • Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness in Translation, American Literary Translators Association conference, November 14, 2014
  • An Insider’s Look at the Politics of Reviewing Translations, American Literary Translators Association conference, November 13, 2014
  • In conversation with Jan Steyn and Lorin Stein, The Lab, November 5, 2014
  • In conversation with Ari Larissa Heinrich, City Lights Bookstore, October 29, 2014
  • In conversation with Ottilie Mulzet, Center for the Art of Translation, October 8, 2014
  • In conversation with Naja Marie Aidt, The Booksmith, September 25, 2014
  • In conversation with Scholastique Mukasonga, City Lights Bookstore, September 18, 2014
  • In conversation with Katherine Silver, City Lights Bookstore, October 22, 2013
  • Panelist, “That Doesn’t Work in English,” October 19, 2013, Annual Conference of the American Literary Translators Association
  • Presenter, Roberto Bolaño and World Literature, May 15-16, 2013, University of Warwick, UK
  • In conversation with Mikhail Shishkin and Marian Schwartz on Maidenhair by Mikhail Shishkin, April 4, 2013, Hotel Rex
  • In conversation with Daniel Levin Becker on La Boutique Obscure by Georges Perec and The End of Oulipo? by Scott Esposito and Lauren Elkin, February 18, 2013, City Lights Bookstore
  • Panelist, Z Space, “In Praise of Potential Literature,” with Daniel Levin Becker, Robin Sloan, and Matthew Zapruder moderated by John McMurtrie, May 10, 2012
  • Panelist, The Blue Metropolis Festival, “Translating David Foster Wallace,” April 21, 2012
  • Panelist, The Blue Metropolis Festival, “Cracking the U.S. Market,” April 20, 2012
  • Panelist, Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference, “The Experimental and the International,” February 4, 2011
  • Panelist, American Literary Translators Association Annual Conference, “Bringing It All Back Home,” on October 23, 2010
  • Moderator, Center for the Art of Translation/Litquake Panel “What Should I Read in Translation?” on October 3, 2010
  • Organizer/moderator, Found in Translation Book Group at The Booksmith, since January 2010
  • Guest of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, October 23 – 30, 2009
  • Panelist, National Book Critics Circle/Litquake NBCC Reads Translation Panel, October 13, 2009
  • Master of Ceremonies, Berkeley City Arts and Letters event with Rebecca Solnit, September 17, 2009
  • Leader/facilitator, Indie Bookstore Tour in San Francisco, July 25, 2009

Awards/Honors

  • Entropy Magazine Literary Advocate, 2014
  • Evaluator, Creative Capital Grant Literature Category, 2012
  • Butterfield Scholarship Recipient, 2011

Professional Associations

  • Senior Editor, TWO LINES
  • Judge, Open Letter Press’s Best Translated Book Award, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Staff reviewer, Publishers Weekly, 2009-11

Selected Publications

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2003

Prior to 2003

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