Events etc.

Upcoming Events:

Feb 16, 2018, Hafenrevue: Fiction Canteen Reading, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin

Selected Awards & Honors:

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship, 2016

Sturgis International Fellowship, 2015

The Peculiar State” by Patricio Pron, translation, a Kindle Single Editors’ Pick

PCA/ACA grant, 2015

John and Shirley Holmes Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2013 & 2012

Walton Fellowship in Translation, 2012

Night. Good. Pretty.” First Prize, the Moleskin Travel Short Story Contest in Spanish, 2010


On “Bird in the Hand” with Ilana Masad, The Other Stories podcast, June 2017

How I Write” by Kirby Johnson, NANO Fiction, October 2016

On Translation,” NEA Writers’ Corner, 2016 Translation Project

Phone interview by Emily Perry, NEA ArtWorks blog, August 2015

Email interview by William Hoffacker, The Collagist blog, July 2015

Past Readings, Performances, & Teaching:

Fiction Canteen reading. Fiction. OstPost Berlin. Nov 30 2017

Literally Speaking reading. Translation. BuchHafen Berlin. Oct 18 2017

Fractured Bodies: Contemporary Forms of Displacement,” Literature Seminar,  Stillpoint Spaces Lab, Berlin. Mondays, Sept 11-Oct 2 2017

Trajectories #01, Performance-Nacht at HAL Berlin; Concept by Stella Geppert, with Jan Burkhardt, Lukas Geschwind, Michelle Lui, and Hilla Steinert. Aug 30 2017

SAND Collective Love Story reading. Fiction. Love Story of Berlin. June 14 2017

Still Dancing, Performance at Open Ateliers Rungestraße Berlin; Concept by Hilla Steinert, with Evan Foster and Jonas Wendritt. April 9 2016

The Spirit And/Or The Flesh. Translation, poetry, & fiction. Neu West Berlin. Sept 10 2016

SAND Issue 13 launch party. Translation, poetry, & nonfiction. Loophole, Berlin. May 14 2016

AWP – Hayden’s Ferry Review reading. Nonfiction. The Nicollet, Minneapolis, MN. April 10 2015

Visiting writer in literary translation, NOCCA, New Orleans, LA. Mar 24 2015

9 By the Light Reading. Poetry & Nonfiction. The Wine Cellar, Fayetteville, AR. Oct 06 2014

Visiting writer in literary translation, NOCCA, New Orleans, LA. Dec 17 2012

Big Rock Reading Series. Fiction. Pulaski Technical College, Little Rock, AR. Nov 9 2012

9 By the Light Reading. Translation. The Wine Cellar, Fayetteville, AR. Oct 26 2011

Night. Good. Pretty.” read by Clara Álvarez, ACUBO III Noche de Relatos, Libreria Tres Rosas Amarillas, Madrid, October 2009

Tómala” read by Ana Caballero, ACUBO Noche de Relatos, Café Moliere, Madrid, Jan 2009