December 01, 2021
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About the Author
Lutz Bassmann is one of French author Antoine Volodine's numerous heteronyms belonging to a community of imaginary authors that includes Manuela Draeger and Elli Kronauer. Since 2008, Bassmann has authored five books, including We Monks & Soldiers (University of Nebraska). This is his second book to be translated into English. Jeffrey Zuckerman is a translator of French and the Digital Coordinator at Music & Literature Magazine. His translations include Ananda Devi's Eve Out of Her Ruins, Radiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine, and Jean Genet's The Criminal Child. He has also contributed shorter pieces to Frieze, The New Republic, The NYRDaily, The Paris Review Daily, The White Review, and VICE. Jeffrey studied English literature and literary translation at Yale University, and has served as a judge for the PEN Translation Prize and the National Translation Award. He is a recipient of a PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant for his ongoing work on the complete stories of Hervé Guibert.