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Elisabeth Jaquette

Elisabeth Jaquette is a translator from the Arabic, whose work includes Basma Abdel Aziz’s The Queue, Rania Mamoun’s Thirteen Months of Sunrise, and Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail. Her translations have been nominated for the Best Translated Book Award and TA First Translation Prize, and supported by a PEN/Heim and several English PEN Translates Awards. Elisabeth has taught translation at Bread Loaf Translators' Conference, among other places, and was a judge for the 2019 National Book Award in Translated Literature. She is also executive director of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA).

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