Mary Ann Newman
Mary Ann Newman translates from Catalan and Spanish. She has published short stories and a novel by Quim Monzó, non-fiction by Xavier Rubert de Ventós, and poetry by Josep Carner. Her most recent translation is Private Life, a 1932 Catalan classic by Josep Maria de Sagarra (Archipelago Books). She is currently the Executive Director of the Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the U.S. and a member of the board of the Catalan Institute of America, a member of the North American Catalan Society, and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at NYU. She was awarded the Creu de Sant Jordi in 1998.