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David Ball

David Ball

David Ball and his translating partner (and wife) Nicole Ball have signed two book-length translations together, most recently Abdourahman A. Waberi’s In the United States of Africa (University of Nebraska Press, 2009). They have also co-translated half a dozen shorter pieces by Waberi for journals such as Words Without Borders, The Literary ReviewAGNI, and Calaloo. David’s book-length translations include Alfred Jarry’s Ubu the King in The Norton Anthology of Drama (2009) and Darkness Moves: An Henri Michaux Anthology, 1927-1984, which won the Modern Language Association’s prize for outstanding literary translation in 1996. (updated 8/2010)

AGNI has published the following translations:

Somewhere Close to the Start of the Game (Foosball) by Abdourahman Waberi (translated with Nicole Ball)

AGNI has published the following work:

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