Marguerite Feitlowitz


Feitlowitz is the author of A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture. Acclaimed internationally, it was a New York Times Notable Book of 1998 and Notable Paperback of 1999, as well as a finalist for the 1999 PEN New England-L.L. Winship Prize. Her fiction, poetry, essays, art criticism, and translations have appeared in Bomb, TriQuarterly, Salmagundi, Les Temps Modernes, el viejo topo, City Lights Review, The Literary Review, and numerous other journals and anthologies in the Americas, Europe, and Israel. She has held two Fulbright Fellowships to Argentina (including a 1999 Senior Scholar Award), a Bunting Fellowship in nonfiction, and a Harvard Faculty Research Grant. In spring 1994 she was a visiting scholar at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She has published three volumes of literary translations from French and Spanish. Feitlowitz previously taught at Harvard University. BA, Colgate University; Université de Dijon. She has taught at Bennington since 2002.
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