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Luke Leafgren

Contributor

Luke Leafgren

Luke Leafgren received his PhD in comparative literature from Harvard University in 2012 after earning BA degrees in English and theology from Columbia University and the University of Oxford. He has translated several Arabic novels into English and teaches Arabic at the Harvard University, where he also serves as assistant dean of Harvard College. He is an avid sailor and designed the StandStand portable standing desk.

Articles by Luke Leafgren

First Read—From “The Baghdad Clock”
By Shahad Al Rawi
In Shahad Al Rawi’s The Baghdad Clock, translated by Luke Leafgren and forthcoming from Oneworld Publications, two girls hiding in an air-raid shelter in Baghdad during the Gulf War tell stories…
Translated by Luke Leafgren