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Luke Leafgren

Portrait of translator Luke Leafgren
PC: Rose Lincoln

Luke Leafgren

Luke Leafgren is an assistant dean of Harvard College. He has published five translations of Arabic novels and received the 2018 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for his English edition of Muhsin Al-Ramli’s The President’s Gardens.

Articles by Luke Leafgren

An incomplete drawing of an elephant. Only the head and trunk are fully filled in.
"Elephant and Rider," attributed to Hashim, circa 1640. Public domain. The Met Museum, Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2010.