Encounters: Andrea Grill and Tess Lewis

Encounters: Andrea Grill and Tess Lewis
22 April 2020, 6.00pm - 7.30pm
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Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

This Encounter brings together Andrea Grill and Tess Lewis who will read and discuss extracts from Das Paradies des Doktor Caspari (2015) and Cherubino (2019).

Andrea Grill is a writer, evolutionary biologist, and translator from Albanian, Italian and Dutch. She is an award-winning author of novels, essays and poems and was able to successfully combine artistic and scientific modes of investigation in her book Schmetterlinge. Ein Portrait. Her latest novels Das Paradies des Doktor Caspari and Cherubino were published in 2015 and 2019.

Tess Lewis is a widely acclaimed translator from German and French, including works by Austrian authors Peter Handke, Alois Hotschnig, Julya Rabinowich, and Doron Rabinovici. Her translation of Maja Haderlap’s Angel of Oblivion, was awarded the 2017 PEN Translation Prize.

Attendance free. Advance online registration (opens 1 March 2020) recommended. 

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Jane Lewin
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