2015 David Bellos

David Bellos

Dedmon Writer in Residence 2014-2015

David Bellos is the recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His book Is That A Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything was a New York Times Notable Book for 2011 and was short-listed for both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has translated the works of Georges Perec, Ismail Kadare, Georges Simenon, Romain Gary, Daniel Anselme, and many others. He is currently writing a book about Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. 

In residence the week of March 2, 2015