Edward Gauvin

Translator and writer
(Updated on 10/27/2014)
The translator of more than 150 graphic novels, Edward Gauvin has translated, among many other works, Abel Lanzac and Christophe Blain's Quai d'Orsay (Weapons of Mass Destruction, Selfmade Hero, 2013), contributing to its success in the United States. He is a contributing editor for Francophone comics at  Words Without Borders, and writes a regular column on the Francophone fantastic at  Weird Fiction Review.
 
In 2010, he translated and published a collection of Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud’s selected fantastic stories, A Life on Paper (Small Beer) which appeared for the first time in English and won the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award. Another of his translations, Jean Ferry's The Conductor and Other Tales,  was published by Wakefield in 2013. 
 
Gauvin has received the John Dryden Translation prize twice and numerous fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts,  PEN America, the Centre National du Livre, the American Literary Translators' Association, and the French Embassy.  His work has been nominated for the French-American Foundation Translation, the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, and the Best Translated Book Award. Other publications have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, Conjunctions, and Subtropics.  
 
Gauvin also writes nonfiction articles and essays, which have been published on various literary and comics' blogs. 
 
Visit Edward Gauvin's website and discover his prolific work.
 

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