Lisa Page

Bio: Lisa Page is co-editor of We Wear The Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, LitHub Weekly, Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, The Crisis, Playboy, the Washington Post Book World, and more. She is assistant professor of English at the George Washington University and Director of Creative Writing and she previously served as Interim Director of Africana Studies. She is also the former President of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and a faculty member of the Yale Writers Workshop.

Events: Fifth Year Launch: The Cross-Cultural Role of International Literature,Not Even The Dead - A CHEUSE SALON at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain


Steve Pearlstein

Bio: Steven Pearlstein is the Robinson Professor of Public Affairs at George Mason University. He was previously a business and economics columnist at The Post, winning the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2008. He was also awarded the Gerald Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. He is the author of "Moral Capitalism, Why Fairness Won’t Make Us Poor." Early in his career, he worked for members of both the U.S. House and Senate.

Events: Kochland: A Conversation


Mui Poopoksakul

Bio: Mui Poopoksakul is a lawyer-turned-translator with a special interest in contemporary Thai literature. She is the translator of Prabda Yoon’s The Sad Part Was (2017) and Moving Parts (September 2018), both from Tilted Axis Press....
Her work has also appeared in various literary journals, including Two Lines, Asymptote, The Quarterly Conversation, and In Other Words. A native of Bangkok, she spent most of her life on the east coast of the US before moving to Berlin, Germany. Her translations of Duanwad Pimwana’s novel Bright and short story collection Arid Dreams, were published in 2019 from Two Lines Press and Feminist Press, respectively.

Events: Day of Translation (2019)