Tess Lewis


Tess Lewis is a writer and translator from German and French and an Advisory Editor of The Hudson Review.  She has been awarded translation grants from PEN USA and PEN UK, an NEA Translation Fellowship, a Max Geilinger Translation Award, the 2015 Austrian Cultural Forum NY Translation Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Her essays and reviews have appeared a number of journals and newspapers including The New CriterionThe Hudson ReviewWorld Literature TodayThe Wall Street Journal, The American Scholar, and Bookforum.In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Lewis curated Festival Neue Literature, New York City’s premiere annual festival of German language literature in English.


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