Abigail Haber

Graduate Student, Masters of Fine Arts in Literary Translation
Graduate Teaching Assistant, French

Abby Haber graduated in 2020 from Brown University with honors, majoring in Comparative Literature with a focus on French-English translation. During the spring semester of her junior year, she studied abroad at Université Paris 8, completing at the same time a full translation of a collection of poetry entitled Les Ronces (The Brambles) by Cécile Coulon. For her senior thesis, she produced a critical translation of Chloé Delaume’s first novel Le Cri du Sablier (The Cry of the Hourglass), which she presented at Brown University’s inaugural Translation Across Disciplines Conference. She has also worked with various translation presses and literary nonprofits, including Open Letter Press, Trafika Europe, and, as of late, Stenen Press