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Claire C. Jacobson

Portrait of translator Claire Jacobson

Claire C. Jacobson

Claire C. Jacobson is from Seattle and a graduate of the University of Iowa. A teacher and writer, she also translates from French and Arabic. She is the assistant interviews editor at Asymptote, and her work has appeared in the Translate Iowa Project’s BoundlessBhashabandhan Literary Review, and Words Without Borders.

Articles by Claire C. Jacobson

While He Was Sitting There
By Mortada Gzar
He’s the third white soldier I’ve met this month.
Translated from Arabic by Claire C. Jacobson