Jennifer Croft: The Extinction of Irena Rey


Jennifer Croft + Heather Zwicker

Auditorium 2, slq

Regular Program

1132

#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft won a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel The Extinction of Irena Rey, the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her illustrated memoir Homesick and the 2018 International Booker Prize for her translation from Polish of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights. She is also the translator of Federico Falco’s A Perfect Cemetery, Romina Paula’s August, Pedro Mairal’s The Woman from Uruguay, and Olga Tokarczuk’s The Books of Jacob (a finalist for the Kirkus Prize). 

Heather Zwicker

Heather Zwicker

Heather Zwicker moved to Meanjin/Brisbane in 2018 and intends never to return to a world full of winter and devoid of kookaburras: Canada, where she spent most of her life, as well as periods in Tanzania, California and Hawaii. She is Professor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Queensland.



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