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Sean Cotter

Sean Cotter’s translations from the Romanian include Mircea Cărtărescu's Blinding, Nichita Stănescu's Wheel with a Single Spoke and Other Poems (recipient of the 2012 Best Translated Book Award for Poetry), Liliana Ursu’s Lightwall, and Nichita Danilov’s Secondhand Souls. He is the author of Literary Translation and the Idea of a Minor Romania (University of Rochester Press, 2014) and co-editor, with Russell Valentino and Esther Allen, of The Man Between: Michael Henry Heim & a Life in Translation (Open Letter, 2014). He is associate professor of literature and literary translation at the University of Texas at Dallas, Center for Translation Studies.

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