Tess Lewis

Tess Lewis

Tess Lewis’s translations from French and German include works by Peter Handke, Anselm Kiefer, Maja Haderlap, Philippe Jaccottet, and Christine Angot. She has been awarded grants from PEN and the NEA, the Austrian Cultural Forum NY Translation Prize, the PEN Translation Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She serves as an advisory editor for The Hudson Review and writes essays on European Literature for a number of journals and newspapers including The Hudson Review, World Literature Today, The American Scholar, and Bookforum. She curated Festival Neue Literature (2014-15), New York City’s premiere annual festival of German language literature in English.  

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