Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft

Fellow: Awarded 2022
Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

Jennifer Croft won the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her illustrated memoir Homesick and the 2018 Man Booker International Prize for her translation from Polish of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights. She is also the author of Serpientes y escaleras and Notes on Postcards, as well as the translator of Romina Paula’s August, Federico Falco’s A Perfect Cemetery and The Plains, Pedro Mairal’s The Woman from Uruguay, Olga Tokarczuk’s The Books of Jacob, Sylvia Molloy’s Dislocations, and Sebastián Martínez Daniell’s Two Sherpas. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa and a PhD from Northwestern University.

Photo Credit: Nathan Jeffers

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