Tess Lewis

Tess Lewis

Tess Lewis’s translations from French and German include works by Peter Handke, Anselm Kiefer, Alois Hotschnig, Lutz Seiler, Philippe Jaccottet, and Jean-Luc Benoziglio. She has been awarded grants from PEN and the NEA, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York Translation Prize for her translation of the novel Angel of Oblivion by FNL author Maja Haderlap, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She serves as an Advisory Editor for The Hudson Review and writes essays on European Literature for a number of journals and newspapers including The Hudson ReviewWorld Literature TodayThe American Scholar, and Bookforum. In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Lewis curated Festival Neue Literatur.