Skip to content

Authors/Contributors

Filter Alphabetically


Translators beginning with "P"

Jeremy Paden

Jeremy Dae Paden was born in Italy and raised in Central America and the Caribbean. He received his PhD in Spanish from Emory University. He is the author of one chapbook, Broken Tulips, put out...

Ron Padgett

Ron Padgett has published over thirty books, including New & Selected Poems, Great Balls of Fire, The Straight Line: Writings on Poetry and Poets, Blood Work: Selected Prose, You Never Know...

Edil Ramos Pagán

Edil Ramos Pagán was born on June 25, 1992, in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. She graduated with honors from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in 2014 with a dual degree in liberal...

Juanita Pahdopony

Juanita Pahdopony is a renowned Comanche educator, poet and artist. She holds an A.A., B.A. and M.Ed. in art education. She has taught at Elgin Public Schools, Oklahoma City University,...

Janet Paisley

Janet Paisley is one of Scotland's most versatile writers. Her awards include BAFTA and Royal Television Society nominations, a Creative Scotland Award, a Canongate Prize, British...

Saliha Paker

Saliha Paker is Professor of Translation Studies at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, and Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies,...

Benjamin Paloff

Benjamin Paloff grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and was educated at Harvard (BA, MA, PhD) and at the University of Michigan (MFA), where he now teaches. He is the author of The Politics, a...

Victor Pambuccian

Victor Pambuccian was born in Kronstadt (Brasov), Romania, has published more than eighty papers in the axiomatic foundation of geometries, is teaching mathematics at Arizona State University,...

Tanya Paperny

Tanya Paperny is a writer, translator, and editor in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Harper’s Magazine, PANK, Washington City Paper,...

Gregory Pardlo

Gregory Pardlo's ​collection​ Digest (Four Way Books) won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Digest​ was also shortlisted for the​...

Robin Patterson

Robin Patterson has participated in both the Birkbeck and the BCLT literary translation summer schools and in 2013 was mentored by Margaret Jull Costa as part of the BCLT mentorship program. His...

Basharat Peer

Basharat Peer's first book, Curfewed Night: The Battles for Kashmir, was published recently by Random House in South Asia and will be published later this year by Scribner in the United...

Noah Perales-Estoesta

Noah Perales-Estoesta was born on O‘ahu. He graduated with undergraduate degrees in English and Spanish from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and is the assistant editor of...

Deniz Perin

Deniz Perin is a Turkish-American writer and translator living in San Diego, California. She is working on a collection of poems about Turkey--its landscapes, people, and politics--and has...

Carol Perkins

Carol Perkins was born in Morocco to a Dutch mother and an American father. She studied languages at Brown University.

Alexis Pernsteiner

Alexis Pernsteiner is a literary and academic translator. Recent publications include Hotelles by Emma Mars (an erotic novel set in Paris, the City of Love) and The Invention of Race: Popular and...

Tony Perry

Tony Perry is a graduate of Northwestern University who spent eight years in Russia and wrote an account of his Russian adventures: Twelve Stories of Russia: A Novel I Guess. He is now writing...

Frank Perry

Frank Perry has translated many of Sweden's leading contemporary writers, poets, and playwrights, including Stig Larsson, Henning Mankell, and Katarina Frostenson. His work has won the Swedish...

Tadeusz Pióro

Tadeusz Pióro (b.1960) is a poet and translator who spent his childhood in Africa and studied English and American literature at the universities of Washington and California, Berkeley. He...

Stephen Pidcock

Stephen Pidcock studied English Literature and Italian at St. Andrews University, Scotland, and Verona University, Italy. He currently works as a translator and theatre publicist in London. He...

Kerri Pierce

Kerri Pierce is a writer and translator living in Pittsford, NY. She has translated fiction and non-fiction from eight languages. Her short translations have appeared in...

Paul St. Pierre

Paul St. Pierre (1945-) is professor of translation at Montreal University and has co-translated, among others, Ants, Ghosts and Whispering Trees: An Anthology of Oriya Short Stories...

Wang Ping

Wang Ping was born in Shanghai and grew up on a small island in the East China Sea. After three years of farming in a mountain village, she attended Beijing University. In 1985 she left China to...

John Pluecker

John Pluecker is a writer, interpreter, translator and co-founder of the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena. His work is informed by experimental poetics, radical...

Agnieszka Pokojska

Agnieszka Pokojska is a freelance translator and editor, and tutor in literary translation at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and author of a number of articles on translation. Her...

Toni Pollard

Toni Pollard has been a teacher of Indonesian in Australia for over 45 years, both at the high school and university levels. A qualified translator of Indonesian to English since 1993 with...

Elizabeth Polli

Elizabeth (Chamberlain) Polli has been the Spanish Language Program Director at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., since 1998. She began translating for the film industry in Madrid, Spain, in...

Mui Poopoksakul

Mui Poopoksakul is a lawyer-turned-translator with a special interest in contemporary Thai literature. Her first book-length translation, a short-story collection by Prabda Yoon, won a PEN...

Louise B. Popkin

Louise B. Popkin resides in the Boston area, where she teaches Spanish at Harvard's Division of Continuing Education. She also spends several months each year in Montevideo, Uruguay, and her...

Brenda Porster

Brenda Porster was born in Philadelphia and received her B.A. in history at Swarthmore College before going on to do graduate work in English and comparative literatures at Columbia University....

Anne Posten

Anne Posten translates contemporary German poetry and prose.  Her translation of Tankred Dorst’s novella This Beautiful Place appeared with Hanging Loose Press in May 2012, and her...

Jean-Jacques Poucel

Jean-Jacques Poucel is the author of Jacques Roubaud and the Invention of Memory (2006) and has written articles on the Oulipo, some of which appear in Pereckonings (Yale French Studies...

Allison Markin Powell

Allison Markin Powell is a translator of Japanese. Her translation of Hiromi Kawakami’s The Briefcase was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize, and the UK edition...

Ren Powell

Ren Powell is an American writer living in Norway. She has published two books of poetry and ten books of translations.

Timothy Pratt

Timothy Pratt is a journalist, translator and poet with one foot in Colombia and another in the U.S. He works for the Las Vegas Sun and his work has appeared in the New York Times, the Economist,...

Kristin Prevallet

Kristin Prevallet is a poet, writer, and performer whose recent books include I, Afterlife: Essay in Mourning Time (Essay Press, 2007); D'un Devenir Fantome: Formes poetique en temps de...

Brian L. Price

Brian L. Price (PhD University of Texas at Austin) is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Brigham Young University. His areas of scholarly interest include twentieth and twenty-first-century...

Alta L. Price

Alta L. Price runs a publishing consultancy specialized in literature and nonfiction texts on art, architecture, design, and culture. She translates from Italian and German into English, and...

Minna Proctor

Minna Proctor's translation of Federigo Tozzi's Love in Vain won a PEN Poggioli Prize. She is the author of Do You Hear What I Hear: My Father, the Priesthood, and Religious Calling, and editor...

Stanislao G. Pugliese

Stanislao G. Pugliese is professor of modern European history at Hofstra University. In the spring of 2001, he was a visiting research fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at...

Weena Pun

Weena Pun studied creative writing at Stanford, and she works as a journalist in Nepal.
Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.