In this personal essay, writer Anna Dunn reflects on her experiences before and after the election, and challenges each of us to 'see' one another while breaking out of traditional gender roles. Dunn first came to the Center through our Crime Fiction Academy. We hope you'll find her words as moving as we did. READ
From the latest Scandinavian thriller to Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels, fiction in translation has seen an upsurge in interest from the reading public. Here translator, editor, and director of the Literary Translation Program at the University of Connecticut, Peter Constantine talks to editor Judy Sternlight about this burgeoning art form.
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The Center is pleased to let you know about a fantastic new podcast, The Other Stories. It's a podcast for new, emerging, and struggling writers. Each episode features a work of fiction read by the author set to an originallly composed soundtrack. Following the reading, host Ilana Masad interviews the writers about their fiction, their work, and their writing lives.
Check out their new episode featuring Jaimee Wriston Colbert and her reading an excerpt from "A Kind of Extinction."