Eliot Weinberger

American writer, essayist and translator

Eliot Weinberger

American writer, essayist and translator

Biography

Eliot Weinberger is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator whose writing regularly features in the New York Review of Books and has appeared in over thirty languages. His numerous books include An Elemental Thing (2007) and The Ghosts of Birds (2016).

He first gained recognition for his translations of the Nobel Prize–winning writer and poet Octavio Paz. He is now better known for his essays and political articles, the former characterized by their wide-ranging subjects and experimental style, verging on a kind of documentary prose poetry, and the latter highly critical of American politics and foreign policy.

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One-on-one with Eliot Weinberger

29 Apr 2017
14:30 - 15:30
Old Fire Station