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Mark Polizzotti

Translator and author, New York

Mark Polizzotti is an American translator and author. He has translated more than 50 books from the French, including works by Gustave Flaubert, Marguerite Duras and André Breton, and written 11 books, the latest of which is Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto (2018). He is a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the recipient of a 2016 American Academy of Arts and Letters award for literature, and a publisher and editor-in-chief at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Written by Mark Polizzotti