Jennifer Croft

Jennifer performed on our virtual stage for Seriously Entertaining on January 26, 2021, speaking on the evening’s theme, “You Don’t Say.” Watch it below.

Jennifer Croft won the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her memoir Homesick and the Man Booker International Prize for her translation from Polish of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights. Her other translations include Romina Paula’s August, Federico Falco’s A Perfect Cemetery, Pedro Mairal’s The Woman form Uruguay, and Olga Tokarczuk’s The Books of Jacob. She is also the author of Serpientes y escaleras and Notes on Postcards, and she holds a PhD in Comparative Literary Studies from Northwestern University and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa.

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