Laura Nagle

Translator

Indianapolis, IN
Indiana US
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Author's Bio

Laura Nagle, a 2020 ALTA Travel Fellow, is a translator and writer based in Indianapolis. Her translations of prose and poetry from French and Spanish have appeared in journals including The Southern ReviewAGNIANMLY, Circumference, and The Los Angeles ReviewSongs for the Gusle, her translation of Prosper Mérimée's 1827 hoax, La Guzla, was published in March 2023 by Frayed Edge Press. Her short fiction has appeared in The CommonLEON Literary Review, and South Florida Poetry Journal, and was shortlisted for the 2024 Welkin Mini Prize.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Songs for the Gusle by Prosper Mérimée, translated from the French (Frayed Edge Press, 2023)
Journals:
AGNI, an essay by George Sand and Henry Harrisse, translated from the French
;
Anomaly, a story by Monique Debruxelles, translated from the French
;
Another Chicago Magazine, a story by Monique Debruxelles, translated from the French
;
Circumference, a poem by Louisa Siefert, translated from the French
;
Columbia Journal, a poem by Adela Zamudio, translated from the Spanish
;
Firmament, a story by Monique Debruxelles, translated from the French
;
Los Angeles Review, a poem by Adela Zamudio, translated from the Spanish
;
Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry, a poem by Adela Zamudio, translated from the Spanish
;
Southern Review, a story by Monique Debruxelles, translated from the French
Prizes won: 

Travel Fellowship, American Literary Translators Association, 2020

Shortlisted, Welkin Mini, 2024

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English, French, Irish, Spanish
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Last update: May 16, 2024