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Anne Milano Appel

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Anne Milano Appel

Anne Milano Appel, a former library director and language teacher, has been translating professionally for more than ten years. She is active in both ALTA and ATA and a member of PEN. Several of her book-length translations have been published, and shorter works that she has authored or translated have appeared in other professional and literary venues. Her translation of Stefano Bortolussi's novel Head Above Water was the winner of the 2004 Northern California Book Award for Translation.

Articles by Anne Milano Appel

The Big Sizzle
By Leonardo Gori
TRANSLATOR’S NOTE:“Una grossa frittura” is a very recent story by Leonardo Gori, and it is about to be published as part of an anthology entitled Giallo Uovo (Mondolibri, April 2006).…
Translated from Italian by Anne Milano Appel
The Abandoned Garden
By Elena Gianini Belotti
The house stood alone, facing the sea, a modest little cottage that was getting on in years, on a small dirt lane bordered by tamarisks twisted by winter winds. She had noticed the sign affixed to the…
Translated from Italian by Anne Milano Appel
From All About My Grandmother
By Silvia Ballestra
Nonna has always invented words, Mama does too, and so do I.Nonna invented nicknames and, by rebaptizing certain individuals, ennobled them in my eyes, making them into figures of distinction. Nonna has…
Translated from Italian by Anne Milano Appel
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