Congratulations to Adrian Nathan West, who has been awarded for his exceptional accomplishment in literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters!
Adrian Nathan West is the author of My Father’s Diet, which was published in February and has since picked up rave reviews in the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and the New York Times Book Review. Adrian Nathan West grew up in the United States and lives in Spain. He has translated more than twenty books from Spanish, Catalan, and German, among them Rainald Goetz’s Insane, Pere Gimferrer’s Fortuny, and Marianne Fritz’s The Weight of Things. His first book, The Aesthetics of Degradation, was published in English in 2016 and is forthcoming in German and Dutch. His essays and criticism have appeared in the New York Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, and many other journals in print and online.
Congratulations too to the other awardees:
CATHERINE BARNETT JO ANN BEARD ALESHEA HARRIS SARAH MANGUSO JOYELLE MCSWEENEY SUSAN BRIND MORROW DOUG PEACOCK