Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander, 
Adele Kellenberg Seaver Professor of Literary Arts & Comparative Literature

Office Location: Room 209,
68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-3299

Spring 2018 – On leave

Forrest Gander is a writer and translator with degrees in geology and English literature. Concerned largely with the way the self is revised and translated in encounters with the foreign, his book Core Samples from the World was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Gander's most recent title is the novel, The Trace. His translations, Then Come Back: the Lost Poems of Pablo Neruda are forthcoming in April, 2016. Gander has received awards from the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim, Whiting, NEA and Howard Foundations.

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