Interview by Nicole Melanson ~
Rebecca Gould is a translator, writer, and scholar of Persian, Russian, and Georgian literature. Her books include Writers and Rebels: The Literatures of Insurgency in the Caucasus (Yale University Press, 2016) and the translations After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Ghazals and Other Poems of Hasan Sijzi of Delhi (Northwestern University Press, 2016), and The Prose of the Mountains: Tales of the Caucasus (Central European University Press, 2015). Her work has also appeared in The Hudson Review, The Gettysburg Review, KenyonReview Online, Guernica, TheGlobe & Mail, and Nimrod, and many other venues.
Rebecca has lived on both the west and east coasts of the United States, as well as in Berlin, Singapore, Bethlehem, Palestine, Singapore, and Budapest. She currently teaches Translation Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Bristol in the UK.
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