Megan Berkobien

Megan Berkobien is pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the same university, where she founded the school’s undergraduate translation journal, Canon Translation Review. She has worked as an assistant editor for the online magazine Asymptote as well as an editorial intern for Words without Borders, and is currently an apprentice at Open Letter Books. Her translations have been published in Words without Borders, B O D Y, and Palabras Errantes, Asymptote, and Catch & Release. She was chosen as an ALTA Fellow for the 2014 Annual Conference. Her first full-length translation — Cristina Peri Rossi's "Strange Flying Objects" — is due out in late 2015 from Ox & Pigeon Press.