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Forrest Gander

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Forrest Gander is a writer and translator with degrees in geology and English literature. His book Core Samples from the World was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His recent translations include Watchword by Pura López Colomé and, with Kyoko Yoshida, Spectacle & Pigsty by Kiwao Nomura, winner of the Best Translated Book Award in 2012. Forthcoming from Shearsman Editions is Gander’s anthology, Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century. 

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