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  • Necia Chronister

    Necia Chronister is an associate professor of German at Kansas State University and the editor of Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature. Her research focuses on contemporary German literature, primarily by women writers. She has published on Jenny Erpenbeck, Judith Hermann, Angela Krauss, and Antje Rávic Strubel.

  • Eddie Chuculate

    Eddie Chuculate (Creek/Cherokee) is the author of the story collection Cheyenne Madonna (Black Sparrow Press, 2010) and a winner of the O. Henry Prize. He held a Wallace Stegner creative writing fellowship at Stanford University and graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts. He later earned a master’s of fine arts degree at the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop.

  • Eun-Gwi Chung

    Eun-Gwi Chung is an associate professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea. She earned her PhD in the Poetics Program at SUNY Buffalo. Her translations of Korean poetry with Brother Anthony have been published as The Colors of Dawn: Twentieth-Century Korean Poetry (2014) and Fifteen Seconds Without Sorrow (2014) in the US. This research was supported by a research grant from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

  • Chung Kwok-keung

    Chung Kwok-keung is an acclaimed poet, essayist, and critic from Hong Kong. He is the recipient of numerous Hong Kong Biennial Awards for Chinese Literature, among other accolades. His poetry collections include The Growing House, Umbrellas That Blossom on the Road, and A Bright House Standing in Light Rain.

  • Sonya Chyu

    Sonya Chyu studied fiction at Cornell University. Her work has been awarded first place in the Arthur Lynn Andrews Prize in Fiction, published in Rainy Day and Anak Sastra, and received Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers.

  • Kayla E. Ciardi

    Kayla E. Ciardi grew up in Norman, Oklahoma, and recently graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma, earning a bachelor’s degree in English. She currently interns for World Literature Today, and she has been accepted to the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford in fall 2019. With interests in writing, editing, and visual design as well as a lifelong love of literature, Kayla plans to pursue a career in publishing.

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    Janet Clark

    Janet Clark worked as a university lecturer and head of marketing in Belgium, England, and Germany. After a successful career in the industry, she started over from scratch as a writer. Since 2011, she has had nine novels published and campaigns for authors’ rights as the president of Mörderische Schwestern e.V.

  • Nick Roger Clarke

    Nick Roger Clarke is a writer, videographer, and marathon runner from Naarm/Melbourne, Australia. His first collection, Positive Reinforcements for Negative People, appeared in 2018. He has also been published in The Age, Soft Quarterly, and Runners Tribe.

  • Rosie Clarke

    Rosie Clarke is director of public programming at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in lower Manhattan, a social enterprise and event venue that raises money to support Housing Works’ lifesaving services for people living with HIV/AIDS in New York.

  • Diana Clarke

    Diana Clarke lives in western Massachusetts. She teaches teenagers, hikes, and works as the copyeditor of In geveb, a new digital journal of Yiddish studies.

  • Wallace Cleaves

    Wallace Cleaves is an associate professor of teaching and associate director of the University Writing Program at the University of California at Riverside. He has also taught courses in medieval, Renaissance, and Native American literature at Pomona College in Claremont, at Cal State Fullerton, and at UC Riverside. He is a member of the Gabrielino / Tongva Native American tribe, the indigenous peoples of the Los Angeles area.

  • Colleen Lutz Clemens

    Colleen Lutz Clemens is professor of non-Western literatures and director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Kutztown University. Her current work focuses on best practices for teaching world literature to encourage dialogue on social justice and intersectionality.

  • Harry Clifton

    Harry Clifton (born 1952) is an Irish poet. He was born in Dublin, but has lived in Africa and Asia, as well as more recently in continental Europe. He has published five collections of poems in Ireland and the United Kingdom, including The Liberal Cage (1988) and The Desert Route: Selected Poems 1973–1988 (1992).

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    Moria Dayan Codish

    Moria Dayan Codish is a literary scholar and editor, creative writing teacher, and a writer. Her novel Turtles was published in 2018 by Kinneret Zmora Dvir.

  • Jessica Cohen

    Jessica Cohen translates contemporary Israeli prose and poetry. Her translations include David Grossman’s critically acclaimed To the End of the Land and works by Amir Gutfreund, Yael Hedaya, Etgar Keret, Ronit Matalon, and Tom Segev.

  • Isabel Fargo Cole

    Isabel Fargo Cole’s other translations include The Sleep of the Righteous, by Wolfgang Hilbig (Two Lines Press); The Jew Car, by Franz Fühmann; Collected Essays, by Friedrich Dürrenmatt; and “I, by Wolfgang Hilbig (all with Seagull Books). She also edits the online translation journal no man’s land

  • Jacob Coleman

    Jacob Coleman is a WLT intern and an English major at the University of Oklahoma. Travel, books, and guitars are among his interests. 

  • Narcís Comadira

    Narcís Comadira (b. 1942) is a highly prized contemporary Catalan poet. He has an extensive poetic oeuvre but is also a playwright, a cultural and literary critic, a translator of English and Italian poets, and a dedicated painter. In 2018 he was awarded a doctor honoris causa by the University of Girona for his rich and varied cultural contributions to Catalonia.

  • Paula Conlon

    Paula Conlon teaches graduate and undergraduate Native American and world music classes at the University of Oklahoma along with experiential seminars on Native American music and dance. 

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    Peter Constantine

    Peter Constantine’s recent translations include works by Augustine, Rousseau, Machiavelli, and Tolstoy; he is a Guggenheim Fellow and was awarded the PEN Translation Prize for Six Early Stories, by Thomas Mann, and the National Translation Award for The Undiscovered Chekhov. He is Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Connecticut.

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    Fabrice Conte-Williamson

    Fabrice Conte-Williamson is a director, actor, and theater educator, teaching courses in performance and theater history at the University of Wisconsin–Parkside. He received an MFA from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis as well as an MFA in directing and an interdisciplinary PhD from the University of Oklahoma Helmerich School of Drama. His primary research focuses on postmodern French dramatic literature and performance theory, the role of literary myth in dramatic literature, and the development of multilingual and cross-cultural theater movements. From 2007 to 2013 he was an assistant professor of theater and chair of the Department of Visual & Performing Arts at St. Gregory’s University. While teaching at OU, he served as chair of the Arts Management and Administration Initiative for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region VI. His favorite directing credits include A Year with Frog and Toad, Roberto Zucco, and The Laramie Project.

  • Stuart Cooke

    Stuart Cooke is a poet, translator, and critic. His latest books include the poetry collection Lyre (UWAP, 2019) and a translation of Gianni Siccardi’s The Blackbird (Vagabond, 2018). He is a senior lecturer in creative writing and literary studies at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

  • Erna Cooper

    Erna Cooper is a writer and artist trained at UCLA and Oxford University. Her book Chiaroscuro: Aesthetics, Values and Autobiography in the Works of Willa Cather and Marguerite Duras will be published by Peter Lang in 2016. Her novel, Airspeed Oxford: The Adventures of Joan Yu, is available at Amazon.

  • Michael Cope

    Michael Cope (b. 1952) is a jeweler, writer, and karate teacher living in Cape Town, South Africa. He is married to Julia Martin and has three children. He has published three novels, two volumes of poems, and a memoir.

  • A. E. Copenhaver

    A. E. Copenhaver is a writer, editor, and science communicator. Her debut novel, My Days of Dark Green Euphoria, winner of the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, was published by Ashland Creek Press in 2022. Her flash fiction “Let Them Eat Trees” was published in the anthology Kirstofia.

  • Rachel Cordasco

    Rachel Cordasco has a PhD in literary studies and currently works as a developmental editor. She also writes reviews for publications like World Literature Today and Strange Horizons and translates Italian speculative fiction.

  • Will H. Corral

    Will H. Corral, who received his PhD from Columbia, has taught at Stanford and other universities in the Americas and Europe and contributed to World Literature Today since 1985, reviewing numerous works by Aira. The author of sixteen books of literary criticism, among them Theory's Empire (with Daphne Patai), his Los peajes de la crítica latinoamericana will be published this year. In 2014 he held the Cátedra Abierta Roberto Bolaño in Chile's Universidad Diego Portales. He is a regular contributor to Letras Libres.

  • Luis Correa-Díaz

    Luis Correa-Díaz is a member of the Academia Chilena de la Lengua (Chile) and Real Academia de Ciencias, Bellas Letras y Nobles Artes de Córdoba (Spain), poet and professor of digital humanities and human rights at the University of Georgia, and the author of several books, articles, and special dossiers, including Novissima verba: huellas digitales/cibernéticas en la poesía latinoamericana (2019). His poetry books include Americana-lcd (2021), metaverse (2021), Haikus nada más (2021), Los Haikus de Gus (2021 y 2020), Maestranza de San Eugenio (2020), Diario de un poeta recién divorciado (2000, 2005), . . . del amor hermoso (2019), impresos en 3D (2018), clickable [email protected] (2016), Cosmological Me (2010, 2017), Mester de soltería (2006, 2008). He is a member of several editorial boards of European, Latin American, and US journals and has been a visiting professor at SUNY Albany, Instituto Iberoamericano – Berlín, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, University of Liverpool, Universidad de Salamanca, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Bolivia, and Universidad de Playa Ancha, Valparaiso, Chile. 

  • Bonnie Costello

    Bonnie Costello’s essays have appeared in a number of literary journals, including the Yale Review, Gettysburg Review, Literary Imagination, Salmagundi (forthcoming), Southern Review (listed as notable in the 2016 Best American Essays), and War, Literature & the Arts. She is professor of English (emerita) at Boston University.

  • John K. Cox

    John K. Cox is a professor of eastern European history at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

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