Susan Bernofsky

30 Nov 2016

Susan Bernofsky directs the literary translation program in the School of the Arts MFA Writing Program at Columbia University. She has translated over 20 books, including seven by the great Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser, Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha and, most recently, The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck. Her many prizes and awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship this year, as well as the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translation Prize and the Hermann Hesse Translation Prize.