Title: Reading and Conversation with Noemi Jaffe and Professor Vivaldo Santos
Moderator: Vivaldo Santos, Director of the Portuguese Program at Georgetown University
Noemi Jaffe is an award-winning Brazilian writer, poet, and teacher whose works have been translated into nearly a dozen languages. She has published a poetry collection and numerous novels, essays, and short stories. What are the Blind Men Dreaming?, Jaffe’s book on the legacy of the Holocaust on Jewish identity, was published in English by Deep Vellum in 2016.
Deep Vellum Publishing is a not-for-profit literary publisher that seeks to enhance the open exchange of ideas among cultures and to connect the world’s greatest untranslated contemporary writers of literature and creative nonfiction with English-language readers for the first time through original translations, while facilitating educational opportunities for students of translation in the Dallas community, and promoting a more vibrant literary community in north Texas and beyond.