Writers on Writing: Kit Schluter

Monday, April 16, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm
Photo of Kit Schluter sitting under a desk
Poet-translator and illustrator Kit Schluter reads from and discusses his work. His latest project is a translation of The Children's Crusade by Marcel Schwob (Wakefield Press, 2016). Free.
Humanities Building, Room 211
Creative Writing Department
Creative Writing Department
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Kit Schluter

Among Schluter’s translations from the French and Spanish are books by Amandine André (Circle of Dogs, with Jocelyn Spaar; Some Thing, with Lindsay Turner), Anne Kawala (Screwball), Jaime Saenz (The Cold), Michel Surya (Dead End), Julio Torri (Essays and Poems) and three story collections by Marcel Schwob (The Book of Monelle, The Children’s Crusade, The King in the Golden Mask), with others on the way. His poetry and stories have appeared in Boston Review, BOMB, Folder, Hyperallergic and in the chapbooks Inclusivity Blueprint, Journals, Translations of Forgetting and Without is a Part of Origin. He is recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in translation, a Glascock Prize and a “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize.

Schluter holds a Master of Fine Arts from Brown University. He co-edits O’clock Press and organizes the monthly reading series at Aeromoto, a public arts library in Mexico City.

Writers on Writing

The Creative Writing Department opens its Writers on Writing course to the public this spring. Taught by Dodie Bellamy, the course features faculty and visiting writers reading from their works and discussing their creative process.