THE TRANSLATOR won the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award for General Fiction and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Writing Prize. It was named a Recommended Book by the San Francisco Chronicle, and has been translated into Hebrew, Taiwanese and Chinese.
Nina Schuyler's first novel, THE PAINTING, (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2004), was a finalist for the Northern California Book Awards. It was also selected by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the Best Books of 2004, and dubbed a â€śfearless debutâ€ť by MSNBC and a â€śgreat debutâ€ť by the Rocky Mountain News. Itâ€™s been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, and Serbian.
Her stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and her poems and short stories have appeared in ZYZZYVA, Santa Clara Review, Fugue, The Meadowland Review, The Battered Suitcase, and other literary journals. She writes a column for Fiction Advocate that focuses on stunning sentences and reviews books for The Rumpus and The Childrenâ€™s Book Review. She teaches creative writing at the University of San Francisco and writing classes at Book Passage.
She attended Stanford University for her undergraduate degree, earned a law degree at Hastings College of the Law and an MFA in fiction with an emphasis on poetry at San Francisco State University.
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Books:The Translator, July 2015