Sara Fruner was born in Riva del Garda in the Trentino region of Northeast Italy. She has worked as a translator and commissioning editor for several years. Her translations include Dionne Brand, Monique Truong, Sello Duiker, Raj Rao, and Don McKay. Now living in New York City, she teaches Italian at the Fashion Institute of Technology, writes for La Voce di New York, collaborates as interpreter and performer at the Center for Italian Modern Art, and is a translator for Magazzino Italian Art. Bitter Bites from Sugar Hills, her first collection of poems in English, will come out this summer with Bordighera Press.
Claudio Magris is among Italy’s foremost writers and thinkers. He is also a former senator; professor emeritus of modern German literature at the University of Trieste; a recipient of prestigious literary awards, including the Erasmus Prize, the Franz Kafka Prize, . . .