“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.


Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck (forthcoming from New Directions and Portobello Books, Fall 2017).


Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (New York: New Directions, 2016).
      Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound | Powell's

Looking at Pictures by Robert Walser (New York: Christine Burgin/New Directions, 2015).
      Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound | Powell's


March 4, 2017
Translation at the Margins (panelist)
Festival Neue Literatur 2017
with John Keene, Rivka Galchen, Sara Khalili, Michel Moushabek, John Freeman, and Valeria Luiselli, moderated by Tess Lewis
RSVP strongly recommended
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery
12:00 p.m.