Edward Gauvin

Translator in Eugene, Oregon

Two-time winner of the John Dryden Translation prize, Clarion alum Edward Gauvin has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, PEN America, the Centre National du Livre, the American Literary Translators Association, and the French Embassy. His books include Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud’s selected stories, A Life on Paper (Small Beer), winner of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and Jean Ferry's The Conductor and Other Tales (Wakefield). His work has been nominated for the French-American Foundation Translation Prize, the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, and the Best Translated Book Award. Other publications have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, Subtropics, Conjunctions, and World Literature Today. In 2010, he was a Fulbright scholar in Brussels, and in 2014, a resident at the Château de Seneffe. Other residencies include the Banff Centre, Ledig House, the Villa Gillet, the Maison des Écritures Midi-Pyrénées, and the Lannan Foundation. The translator of more than 250 graphic novels, he is the contributing editor for Francophone comics at Words Without Borders, and writes on the Francophone fantastic at Weird Fiction Review.

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