Lecture Susan Bernofsky / Robert Walser / Artists Space




Artists Space : Books & Talks
55 Walker Street
Magazine Launch & Talk

Thursday, January 17, 7pm

To mark the New York release of the latest issue of PROVENCE, New York based author and translator Susan Bernofsky will give a lecture on Robert Walser’s microscripts.

Susan Bernofsky’s literary translations include six works of fiction by the great Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser, as well as novels and poetry by Jenny Erpenbeck, Yoko Tawada, Gregor von Rezzori, Uljana Wolf and others. She chairs the PEN Translation Committee and is co-editor (with Esther Allen) of the forthcoming Columbia University Press anthology In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means. She is currently writing a biography of Robert Walser as a fellow of the Leon Levy Center for Biography at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as preparing a new translation of Kafka’s Metamorphosis for Norton.