Matt Reeck

MATT REECK has won translation grants from the NEA and the PEN-Heim Translation Fund. Class Warrior—Taoist Style, his translation from the French of the Moroccan writer Abdelkébir Khatibi, was published by Wesleyan UP in November 2017. Deep Vellum will publish “Muslim”: A Novel, his translation of the experimental novel of the French writer Zahia Rahmani, in February 2019. His translations from the Urdu with Aftab Ahmad include Bombay Stories and Mirages of the Mind, the latter a long-list selection for the Three Percent Best Translated Book of the Year Award in 2016. This translation comes from his 2018 NEA Fellowship award novel.

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