The Curse of Illegibility – Adam Morris
A graduate of Spanish and Portuguese, Morris will discuss his current work as a literary translator and author, including the benefits and hidden pitfalls of approaching the literary industry with a humanities PhD.
Wednesday, November 15th
Pigott Hall, Room 252
Adam Morris is an author, editor, and translator. He graduated from Stanford with a PhD in Spanish & Portuguese in 2015. His translations have been supported by the 2012 Susan Sontag Foundation Prize for Literary Translation and a 2017 PEN/Heim translation grant. His translations and essays have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, n+1, BOMB, Music & Literature, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. His first book, American Messiahs, is forthcoming from Liveright/W.W. Norton in 2018.