One of Germany's rising literary stars, Erpenbeck was born in East Berlin in 1967. Her grandfather, [...]grandmother, and father were all published writers in a variety of genres, while her mother was a translator. She has worked on opera and musical productions in Berlin and Graz since 1991, and is now a freelance writer and producer living near Graz. This event was moderated by Erpenbeck's English-language translator, Susan Bernofsky, an expert on German literature and culture as well as on the theory and practice of literary translation.
April 4, 2014
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Europe at Boston University.
Co-sponsored by literary journal AGNI and Goethe Institut Boston.