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Kate Briggs, 2017, This Little Art, a long essay on the practice of translation, published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

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Kate Briggs

Briggs is a writer and translator.

She has translated two volumes of lecture and seminar notes by Roland Barthes both published by Columbia University Press, and is the author of Exercise in Pathetic Criticism (Information as Material, 2011), On Reading as an Alternation of Flights and Perchings (NO Press, 2013) and co-editor of The Nabokov Paper (Information as Material, 2013), an experiment in novel-reading which also produced an exhibition at Shandy Hall, Coxwold (UK). This Little Art, a long essay on the practice of translation, was published by Fitzcarraldo Editions in September 2017.

Briggs is a core tutor on the MFA in Fine Art at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam.