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Sean Gasper Bye

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Sean Gasper Bye is a translator of Polish literature. His translations of Watercolours by Lidia Ostałowska (Zubaan Books) and History of a Disappearance by Filip Springer (Restless Books) were published in 2017. His translations of fiction, reportage, and drama have appeared in Words Without BordersCatapultContinents, and elsewhere, and he is a winner of the 2016 Asymptote Close Approximations Prize. He studied modern languages at University College London and international studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. Since 2014, he has been Literature and Humanities Curator at the Polish Cultural Institute New York.

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