Lara Vergnaud is a translator of prose, creative nonfiction, and scholarly works from the French. She is the recipient of two PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants and a French Voices Grand Prize, and has been nominated for the National Translation Award. She lives in Washington, DC.
Rage and Rapture: On Translating Mohamed Leftah’s “Captain Ni’mat’s Last Battle”
Lara Vergnaud reflects on translating “Captain Ni’mat’s Last Battle,” Mohamed Leftah’s posthumous 2011 novel....