“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
Buell Hall, Maison Française
RSVP recommended
6:30 p.m.