Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Joyce Zonana

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2018, 2020

Joyce Zonana a recipient of the ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship, is a literary translator from French and Provençal to English. In residence, she completed the final draft of her translation of Henri Bosco’s 1948 novel, Malicroix, recently published by New York Review Books Classics, as well as her translation of Tobie Nathan’s 2015 novel, A Land Like You (Ce pays qui te ressemble), for which she received a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Award, published by Seagull Books. Her translation from Provençal of Jóusè d’Arbaud’s The Beast, and Other Tales won the 2019 Global Humanities Translation Award and was published in 2020 by Northwestern University Press. Joyce is also the author of a memoir, Dream Homes: From Cairo to Katrina, an Exile’s Journey (Feminist Press, 2020). Her current projects include additional works by Bosco and d’Arbaud.

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Barnard

Joyce Zonana worked in the Barnard studio.

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