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Michael M. Naydan

Michael M. Naydan is Woskob Family Professor of Ukrainian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University and works primarily in the fields of Ukrainian and Russian literature and literary...

Ian MacDonald

Ian MacDonald holds a PhD in Japanese from Stanford University and is a recipient of the Shizuoka International Translation Competition Grand Prize. A...

Francisco Macías

Francisco Macías, a Mexican-born American, currently resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and works at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  He has served the Library as a...

Christina MacSweeney

Christina MacSweeney was awarded the 2016 Valle Inclán Translation Prize for her translations of Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth. The same novel is also currently a finalist...

Matt Madden

Matt Madden (b. 1968) is a cartoonist who also teaches at the School of Visual Arts and in workshops around the world. His work includes 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in...

Sarah Maitland

Sarah Maitland is Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she leads the MA in Translation. Sarah is a member of the Executive Council of the...

Sam Malissa

Sam Malissa is working toward a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University. His research concerns the history of translation out of Japanese and representations of Japan...

Elena Mancini

Elena Mancini is a published German-English and Italian-English literary translator. Her published translations span several genres and include three novels as well as numerous articles of social...

A. Mangai

A. Mangai is the pseudonym of Padma Venkataraman, who has been active in Tamil theater for almost three decades. Her works center on gender. She strives to make her artistic, activist,...

Catherine Mansfield

Catherine Mansfield is a British translator currently based in Bogotá, Colombia. Her published translations include A History of the World for Rebels and Somnambulists by Spanish author...

Nicolas Mansito III

Nicolas Mansito III earned his B.A. in English from the University of Florida and his M.A. in English with a specialization in Creative Writing from the University of North Florida. He is...

Canan Marasligil

Canan Marasligil is a freelance writer, literary translator, editor, and curator based in Amsterdam. She works internationally in English, French, Turkish, Dutch, and...

Eliza Marciniak

Eliza Marciniak is an editor and translator. She lives in London, England.

Melissa Marcus

Melissa Marcus is Professor of French, Emerita, Northern Arizona University. She has focused on the translation of novels and short stories by women Francophone writers from Africa, North...

Gitte Marianne Hansen

Gitte Marianne Hansen is a Gates Cambridge Trust PhD candidate at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge in the UK. She is also an associated PhD student...

Owen Martell

Owen Martell is an awardwinning Welsh-language novelist. He was born in Exeter in 1976 and grew up in Pontneddfechan, in the Neath valley, though he now lives in Cardiff. He published his first...

W. Martin

W. Martin is the translator of Michał Witkowski's Lovetown (Portobello, 2010), Erich Kästner's Emil and the Detectives (Overlook, 2007), and Natasza Goerke's Farewells to...

Joel Martinsen

Joel Martinsen is the managing editor of Danwei.org, a website that publishes translations from the Chinese print media and online forums and blogs. He has been a fan of Chinese science fiction...

Sherry Marx

Sherry Marx's translations from the Dutch include Peter Verhelst's Tonguecat: A Novel and Philibert Schogt's Daalder's Chocolates.

Susan Massotty

Susan Massotty is a literary translator whose translations include novels by Cees Nooteboom and Margriet De Moor, as well as The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Massotty won the 2007 Vondel...

Andriana Mastor

Translator and poet Andriana Mastor holds a B.A. in English from UC Berkeley and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from UCLA, where she studied ancient Greek and classical Chinese. Her poems...

Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar's first novel, In the Country of Men (Viking, 2006; The Dial Press, 2007), was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize and The Guardian First Book Award and translated into...

Melcion Mateu

Melcion Mateu (Barcelona, Spain, 1971) is the author of four books of poetry, among them Vida evident, which won the 1998 Octavio Paz Prize, and Illes lligades, which was awarded the...

Meg Matich

Meg Matich (b. 1989 in Pittsburgh) is a New York City-based poet and translator whose translations have appeared in or are forthcoming from Catch & Release, Exchanges, Absinthe, and Asymptote,...

Khaled Mattawa

Khaled Mattawa was born in 1964 in Benghazi, Libya, where he received his primary education. In 1979 he immigrated to the United States. He is the author of two books of poems, Zodiac of Echoes...

Neerja Mattoo

Neerja Mattoo taught English at Government College for Women in Srinagar, from where she retired as principal. She is a writer/translator, and apart from contributions to anthologies and academic...

Silvester Mazzarella

Silvester Mazzarella has been translating Swedish and Italian literature professionally since 1997. He learned English from his mother, Italian from his father, and Swedish in Finland, where he...

Sarah Katherine McCann

Sarah Katherine McCann was graduated from Princeton University (BA, English) and the University of Iowa (MFA, Poetry).  A Fulbright Scholar in 2001, she continues to translate Modern Greek...

Ralph McCarthy

Ralph McCarthy is the translator of two collections of stories by Osamu Dazai—Self Portraits and Blue Bamboo—as well as the upcoming Fairy-Tale Book of Dazai Osamu. His other translations...

Edna McCown

Edna McCown translates works of fiction and nonfiction from the German, including Aimee & Jaguar by Erica Fischer and Leni Riefenstahl: A Life by Jürgen Trimborn. Among the authors she...

Megan McDowell

Megan McDowell has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Diego Zuñiga, Mariana Enriquez, Carlos Fonseca, Lina Meruane, and Gonzalo Torné, among others. Stories she...

David McDuff

David McDuff (born 1945) is a British literary translator and editor. His translations include works of nineteenth-century Russian fiction in Penguin Classics (Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy,...

John H. McGlynn

John H. McGlynn, a graduate of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor (1981), lives in Jakarta where, in 1987, he and four Indonesian authors established the Lontar  Foundation, the only...

Richard McKane

Richard McKane was born in 1947 and has a degree in Russian from Oxford University. Based in London, he is a poet and translator of Russian and Turkish poetry.

Becka Mara McKay

Becka Mara McKay earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Washington and an MFA in translation from the University of Iowa, where she edited eXchanges, an online journal of...

David McKay

David McKay translates books, articles, excerpts, and exhibitions from Dutch into English through his sole proprietorship Open Book Translation in The Hague.

Donal McLaughlin

Born in Derry in 1961, but resident in Scotland since 1970, Donal McLaughlin is a freelance writer and translator (from German, mainly). Scottish PEN's first ècrivain sans...

Anne McLean

Anne McLean translates Latin American and Spanish novels, short stories, memoirs, and other writings by authors including Héctor Abad, Julio Cortázar, Ignacio Martínez de...

Ian McLellan Davis

Ian McLellan Davis (design) is a composer, guitarist, singer, and visual artist based in New York City. He tours and performs regularly with Relatives and Landlady and has worked as an orchestral...

Danielle McLimore

Danielle McLimore is a senior editor with Agate Publishing in Evanston, IL. Prior to 2011, her work was published under the name Danielle McCumber. 

Askold Melnyczuk

Askold Melnyczuk is the founding editor of Agni. His stories, poems, and reviews have appeared in the Antioch Review, the Boston Globe, the Gettysburg Review, the Partisan Review, the New York...

Muhammad Umar Memon

Photograph: Alain Désoulièrs. Muhammad Umar Memon is emeritus professor of Urdu, Persian and Islamic Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His collection of short...

Erica Mena

Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and editor, not necessarily in that order. She holds an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, and is an MFA candidate in poetry from Brown....

Nadève Ménard

Nadève Ménard is professor of literature at the École Normale Supérieure of Université d’État d’Haïti. She has contributed to several...

Iñaki Mendiguren

Iñaki Mendiguren has a degree in History. Among many other works, he has translated the Harry Potter books into Basque (one of which earned him the 2002 Euskadi Award for the Best Literary...

Kristin Bengtson Mendoza

Kristin Bengtson Mendoza received a Fulbright grant in 2004-2005 to study folklore, language, and culture in the western highlands of Guatemala. She has translated the journals of Mexican...

Uwe Mengel

Uwe Mengel was born in Bergen on the Baltic Island of Ruegen. He studied theology at Friedrich Schiller Universität, Jena, East Germany. He continued his studies after his escape to West...

Rod Mengham

Rod Mengham is Reader in Modern English at the University of Cambridge. He is the editor of the Equipage series of poetry pamphlets and co-organizer of the Cambridge Conference of Contemporary...

Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste is a novelist and essayist. Her debut novel Beneath the Lion‘s Gaze was selected by the Guardian as one of the ten best contemporary African books. Her fiction and...

Christi A. Merrill

Christi A. Merrill, shown here with Vijay Dan Detha, is an assistant professor of South Asian literature and postcolonial studies at the University of Michigan. Her translations from Hindi,...

Christopher Merrill

Christopher Merrill has published four collections of poetry, including Watch Fire, for which he received the Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets; several...

George Messo

George Messo is a poet, translator, and editor. His books include From the Pine Observatory (2000), Entrances (2006), and Hearing Still (forthcoming, 2009). He has written two books in Turkish:...

Ernesto Mestre-Reed

Ernesto Mestre is the author of three novels, The Lazarus Rumba, The Second Death of Única Aveyano and the forthcoming Sacrificio, has translated fours novels from the Spanish, and has...

Seth Michelson

Seth Michelson is an award-winning poet, translator, and professor of poetry at Washington and Lee University. His accolades include winning in the poetry category of the International Book...

Erika Mihálycsa

Erika Mihálycsa is a lecturer in twentieth- and twenty-first-century British and Irish literature at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania. A Joyce and Beckett scholar, she has written...

Julia Mikhailova

Julia Mikhailova was born in Krasnoyarsk in Siberia and holds degrees in philology from Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University and Syracuse University. She teaches Russian at the Middlebury...

Valerie Miles

Valerie Miles is an American writer, translator, and editor living in Barcelona, Spain. She was the editorial director of Emecé Editores and associate director of Alfaguara,...

Jane Ann Miller

Jane Ann Miller is a freelance Russian-English interpreter and translator based in Vermont. Among her translations are works by Joseph Brodsky, Yuz Aleshkovsky, Lyudmilla Petrushevskaya,...

Chris Millis

Chris Millis is the author of four volumes of poetry. His most recent play, Garbage Boy, was part of the 2006 New York International Fringe Festival.

Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell has translated some thirty books, including Simplicissimus by Grimmelshausen and all the novels of Gustav Meyrink. He won the 1998 Schlegel-Tieck German translation prize.

Maciej Miłkowski

Maciej Miłkowski is a writer, translator, and book critic. He was born in Łódź in 1980, studied psychology, and has translated over fifteen books from English, including...

Leelawati Mohapatra

Leelawati Mohapatra (1952-) has co-translated The HarperCollins Book of Oriya Short Stories (HarperCollins India, 1998) and Ants, Ghosts and Whispering Trees: An Anthology of Oriya Short Stories...

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr is an editor at Playboy magazine. He has worked with such writers as Hunter S. Thompson, Matt Taibbi, Harvey Pekar, and George McGovern. He is the translator of the novels Guantanamo,...

Ian Monk

Ian Monk was born near London, but now lives in Lille, France, where he works as a writer and translator of, among others, Hervé Le Tellier, Georges Perec, Raymond Roussel, and Jacques...

Peter Montalbano

Peter Montalbano, translator of Thai author Uthis Haemamool’s SEA Write award-winning novel the Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi (original: Lap Lae, Kaeng Khoi) and numerous other...

Michael F. Moore

Michael F. Moore is a New York-based writer, translator, and interpreter. His previous translations, from the Italian, include God's Mountain by Erri De Luca, The Silence of the Body, by...

Harry Morales

Harry Morales is the author of The Suit and Skirt Farm (Xlibris, 2002), a novel. He was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, in 1962, and was raised in New York City. He is a graduate of New York...

Susana Moreira Marques & Julia Sanches

Author bio Susana Moreira Marques is a writer and journalist. She was born in Oporto in 1976 and now lives in Lisbon. Having worked as a journalist since 2004, she now writes pieces for...

Ed Moreno

Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ed Moreno is a researcher, writer, poet, translator, and bookseller. His work is influenced by the art and activism of the early AIDS epidemic. A PhD...

Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren is a poet, editor, and translator based out of Montreal. Her honors include a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil, a Hopwood Award, an Academy of American Poets Prize, the...

Valzhyna Mort

Valzhyna Mort was born in Minsk, Belarus, and moved to the United States in 2006. She is the author of the poetry collections Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon Press, 2008) and Collected Body...

Ghazal Mosadeq

Ghazal Mosadeq is an award-winning writer and poet (winner of the Bayhaqi Short Fiction Prize, shortlisted for the Khorshid Poetry Prize). Her poems and short stories have been published in...

Christopher Moseley

Christopher Moseley was born in Australia in 1950 and is a freelance translator into English from Estonian, Finnish, Latvian, and the Scandinavian languages. He has translated numerous Estonian...

Nahid Mozaffari

Nahid Mozaffari is currently a visiting associate professor at the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. She has previously taught at NYU in New York and Paris...

Suneela Mubayi

Suneela Mubayi is a graduate student in Arabic literature at NYU and counts translation amongst her academic interests. She has translated poems and short stories from young and upcoming Arab...

Mihaela Mudure

Mihaela Mudure is professor of English Literature at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. She has published extensively in Romanian and international journals. Among her translations are...

Denise Muir

Denise Muir has been translating since 1998 and ventured into literary translation in 2014, when Litro published her first short story. Since then she has published short novels, picture and...

Magdalena Mullek

Magdalena Mullek was born and grew up in Košice, Slovakia, but moved to the United States more than twenty years ago. She is an independent literary translator and scholar. Her...

Richard McGill Murphy

Richard McGill Murphy is a journalist and strategy consultant. He currently writes for Fortune and Business Week and serves as managing partner of Walled City Media LLC, a media strategy firm...

Maung Maung Myint

Maung Maung Myint is a Burmese freelance journalist who was one of the founding members of Democratic Voice of Burma. He also worked for Radio Free Asia, Burmese Service, for sixteen...

Kyle Myrhe

Kyle Myhre is a rapper, slam poet, spoken word artist, writer, activist, and educator.
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