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Shoshana Akabas

Contributor

Shoshana Akabas

Shoshana Akabas is a New York–based writer, teacher, and translator. Her writing and translations have appeared in The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Kenyon Review, Elle Magazine, and elsewhere. She earned an MFA from Columbia University and has received awards and fellowships from the American Literary Translators Association, National Geographic Society, and Gladstone's Library. She is also the executive director of New Neighbors Partnership, a nonprofit that provides support to newly arrived refugees during the resettlement process. 

Articles by Shoshana Akabas

Subverting Gendered Language: Hannah Kauders on Translating Iván Monalisa Ojeda’s “Las Biuty Queens”
By Shoshana Akabas
In 2019, translator Hannah Kauders stumbled on a copy of Las Biuty Queens, the second book of short stories by Chilean writer Iván Monalisa Ojeda, and fell in love. Kauders immediately set out…