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Damion Searls

Damion Searls is a writer and translator, the author of Everything You Say Is True (a travelogue) and five books of translation or co-translation. He has received a Fulbright, an NEA, and a PEN Translation Fund award, among other writing and translating honors; his forthcoming books include What We Were Doing: Stories (Dalkey Archive Press), an abridgment of H.D. Thoreau's Journal (NYRB), and translations from German, Dutch, Norwegian, and French, including Robert Walser's first book, Fritz Kocher's Essays.

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