Natasha Wimmer is the translator of nine books by Roberto Bolaño, including The Savage Detectives and 2666. Her most recent translations are Nona Fernández’s The Twilight Zone and Space Invaders and Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.
Katie Kitamura’s most recent novel is Intimacies. One of the New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2021 and one of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2021, it was longlisted for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and was a finalist for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize. Her third novel, A Separation, was a finalist […]
Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His latest book of poems is called Floaters, winner of the 2021 National Book Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Other books of poems include Vivas to Those Who Have Failed, The Trouble Ball, The Republic of Poetry, […]
Ruth Dickey is the Executive Director of the National Book Foundation and has spent over 25 years working at the intersection of community building, writing, and art. Prior to the Foundation, she served as Executive Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures. A builder and believer in big dreams, Ruth has had the pleasure of leading […]