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Lara Vergnaud

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Lara Vergnaud is an editor and literary translator who has translated works from the French by authors such as Mohand Fellag, Joy Sorman, Marie-Monique Robin, and Scholastique Mukasonga. She received a 2013 PEN/Heim Translation Grant for her translation of Zahia Rahmani’s France, story of a childhood, which was nominated for the 2017 National Translation Award, and a 2015 French Voices award for her translation of Danielle Michel-Chich’s Letter to Zohra D. Her translation of The Hospital by Ahmed Bouanani is forthcoming from New Directions. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.

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