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Kerri Pierce

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Kerri Pierce

Kerri Pierce is a writer and translator living in Pittsford, New York. She has translated fiction and nonfiction from eight languages. Her short translations have appeared in the New Yorker and World Literature Today, among other places, and her novel translations have been finalists for the PEN Translation Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Pennsylvania State University.

Articles by Kerri Pierce

The Light Never Reaches Here
By Tina Åmodt
In the wilderness, you live in a simple house, you wake to your beloved’s face, you almost exclusively hear her voice.
Translated from Norwegian by Kerri Pierce
Under
By Merethe Lindstrøm
He was just a face, a hand, and the knife.
Translated from Norwegian by Kerri Pierce
Light
By Gunnhild Øyehaug
Wishes are balloons, Alice said, and death waits with a needle.
Translated from Norwegian by Kerri Pierce
Journey toward the Island
By Laila Stien
Forty animals drowned. The people will never forget it.
Translated from Norwegian by Kerri Pierce
An Expansion, a Journey, a Knife
By Kerri Pierce
Each of the stories chosen for this feature presents us with characters in the midst of what are to them life-altering situations.
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