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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Alex Crayon

    Alex Crayon is a first-year master’s student at the University of Oklahoma, where he studies rhetoric and fiction writing. He is currently the editor-in-chief of The Aster Review, a student arts magazine at OU.

  • Moira Crone

    Author of five books of fiction, Moira Crone’s works have appeared in dozens of anthologies, magazines, and journals. Her most recent work is the dystopian novel The Not Yet (2012).

  • Amanda Cuellar

    Amanda Elvira Cuellar is a PhD student in the Department of English at the University of Oklahoma, studying with Dr. Kimberly Wieser. Her dissertation focuses on the work of Gloria Anzaldúa.

  • Luis Alberto de Cuenca

    Luis Alberto de Cuenca (b. 1950, Madrid) is perhaps the one Spanish poet today who has influenced most of the younger generations of poets. He recently received the National Poetry Award for his latest book of poetry, Cuaderno de vacaciones (Visor, 2014). His poetry combines urban reality, pop culture, and classical antiquity while maintaining his own identity through irony, elegance, and a tone of lightheartedness.

  • Alonso Cueto

    Alonso Cueto is a Peruvian novelist and author of several short stories and essays. He has won several international distinctions including the Premio Wiracocha and the Herralde Prize in 2006. Cueto’s work has been translated into 15 languages, including Chinese and Korean. 

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    Michael Cunningham

    Michael Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City. He is the author of the novels The Hours, A Home at the End of the World, Specimen Days, Flesh and Blood, and By Nightfall. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and Best American Short Stories, and he is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award for The Hours, which was a New York Times bestseller and was chosen as a Best Book of 1998 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Publishers Weekly. He is a professor at Brooklyn College for the MFA program.

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