Karen Emmerich

Bio: Karen Emmerich is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University and a translator of (modern) Greek poetry and prose. Her monograph _Literary Translation and the Making of Originals_ is due out next fall from Bloomsbury Academic. She has translated 11 books of Greek literature, and is the recipient of the PEN Poetry in Translation Award, as well as grants and awards from PEN, the NEA, and the Modern Greek Studies Association. 

Events: Day of Translation (2017)


Zein El-Amine

Bio: Zein El-Amine is a Lebanese-born poet and writer. He has an MFA in Poetry from the University of Maryland. His poems have appeared in Wild River Review, Folio, Beltway Quarterly, Foreign Policy In Focus, CityLit, Graylit, Split This Rock, Penumbra, DC Poets Against The War: An Anthology, Ghostfishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. His latest poetry manuscript, A Travel Guide for the Exiled, was recently shortlisted for the Bergman Prize, judged by Louise Glück. His short stories have appeared in Uno Mas, Jadaliyya, Middle East Report, Wild River Review, About Place Journal, and in Bound Off.

Events: The Cheuse Center at the Annapolis Book FairThe Cheuse Salon at BloomBars: Maya Abu Al-Hayyat ,DC Launch of Zein El-Amine's IS THIS HOW YOU EAT A WATERMELON?