Now in residence
Pablo INGBERG, Argentina
(in residence from 1 to 29 September)
The writer and literary translator Pablo Ingberg was born in Dolores, Argentina, in 1960. He has worked in a range of genres and has eight books of poetry, fiction, children’s poems, and essays to his name. He is also an editor and a prize-winning translator of over one hundred books, from the ancient Greek, Latin, English, and lately Italian, by classic authors that include Sappho, Sophocles, Virgil, Catullus, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Lewis Carroll, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Luigi Pirandello, Italo Svevo, and Alberto Nessi.
Rokus HOFSTEDE, Belgium
(in residence from 15 September to 13 October)
Rokus Hofstede was born in 1959 in the Netherlands. He is a Dutch translator and essayist now living in Belgium. His translations of both essays and fiction include texts by Pierre Bourdieu, Roland Barthes, Annie Ernaux, Régis Jauffret, and the complete writings of Pierre Michon. In 2015, in collaboration with Martin Haan, he published a new translation of Marcel Proust’s Du côté de chez Swann (Swanns kant op, Athenaeum – Polak & van Gennep). In 2019, he brought out his Dutch translation of La grande peur dans la montagne by the Swiss Romand writer C.-F. Ramuz.
Patrick BARKHAM, UK
(in residence from 21 September to 13 October)
Born in 1975, Patrick Barkham is an award-winning author and natural history writer for the Guardian, where he has worked for twenty years. He has published at Granta Books The Butterfly Isles (2010), shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize; Badgerlands (2013), also shortlisted for the same prize and winner of the East Anglian Book Award Prize in 2014; Coastlines (2015); Islander (2017), National Geographic Traveler Magazine 2018 Book of the Year; and Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature (2020).