Anna Kushner

Kushner photo: Beowulf Sheehan

Anna Kushner’s translation of Marcial Gala’s The Black Cathedral was released earlier this year to rave reviews in the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and other major publications. As a writer, Kushner has published poetry, essays, and creative nonfiction in Crab Orchard Review, Cuba Counterpoints, Wild River Review, and elsewhere.

  • Anna Kushner
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