Contributors: Translator

Nicole Ball

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David and Nicole Ball have signed three book-length translations together, most recently Abdourahman A. Waberi’s Passage of Tears (Seagull Books, 2011) and In the United States of Africa  (University of Nebraska Press, 2009). They have also co-translated half a dozen shorter pieces by Waberi for journals such as Words Without Borders, the Literary Review, AGNI, and Calaloo. Nicole Ball has translated two books from French to English—Maryse Condé’s Land of Many Colors  (University of Nebraska Press, 1999) and Catherine Clément’s The Weary Sons of Freud (Verso, 1987)—and a Jonathan Kellerman thriller from English to French: La Sourde (Seuil, 1999.) She translated four stories in Haiti Noir (Akashic Books, 2011).