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Susan Bernofsky

Susan Bernofsky directs the translation program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Her awards include the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the 2015 Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize, the 2015 Ungar Award for Literary Translation, the 2015 Schlegel-Tieck Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translation Prize and the Hermann Hesse Translation Prize. She is at work on a biography of Robert Walser and blogs about translation at