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Addie Leak

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Addie Leak

Addie Leak is a freelance editor and translator living in Amman, Jordan. A graduate of the University of Iowa’s literary translation MFA and a former Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the University of Jordan, she is a co-translator of Mostafa Nissabouri’s For an Ineffable Metrics of the Desert (2018, Otis Books). Her translations from French, Arabic, and Spanish have also been featured in SOUFFLES-ANFAS: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics (2015, Stanford University Press), Exchanges, the Buenos Aires Review, the Huffington Post, and more. She was also a 2021 mentee in New Writing North’s Arabic Translation Mentoring Programme.

Articles by Addie Leak

A rooftop in Riyadh
Photo by Rashyd . on Unsplash
Hi Maryam, It’s Arwa
By Areej Gamal
A lonely young girl growing up in Riyadh comforts herself by imagining a romance with a fictional princess in this excerpt from Egyptian author Areej Gamal's novel.
Translated from Arabic by Addie Leak
Multilingual
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