Esther Allen reports on the state of PEN America.
Esther Allen is a professor at City University of New York. She edited, annotated, and translated the Penguin Classics anthology José Martí: Selected Writings. Her translation of Antonio Di Benedetto’s novel Zama won the 2017 National Translation Award.
Esther Allen explores the braided tale of “Cuba: An American History” by Ada Ferrer.
Esther Allen offers context for, and a translator’s perspective on, a publishing controversy.