“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis



Watch this page for the most recent information on forthcoming work and upcoming lectures, readings, book-launch parties and media appearances.


The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, foreword by David Cronenberg (New York: Norton, 2014)
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In Translation: Translators on Their Work And What It Means, ed. Esther Allen and Susan Bernofsky (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013)
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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck (New York: New Directions and London: Portobello, forthcoming Nov. 1, 2014).
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Oct. 11, 2014
Reading and Conversation with Swiss Author Arno
Camenisch (interlocutor)
Swiss Institute
18 Wooster St.
New York, NY
4:30 p.m.

Oct. 25, 2014
Women in German conference, featured guest
•Translation Workshop, Payette Room, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
•Reading and Lecture: Jenny Erpenbeck's The End of Days, Ballroom, 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Shawanee Inn, Shawanee, PA
Registration required.

Nov. 5, 2014
Keeping the Flute Magic with Isaac Mizrahi and Susan
Bernofsky, moderated by Anne Bogart
Columbia University
Miller Theater, 116th St. & Broadway
RSVP recommended
6:30 p.m.