Grace Najmulski

Graduate Student, Masters of Fine Arts in Literary Translation
Iowa Arts Fellow

Grace translates from Mandarin (simplified and traditional characters) and Japanese. They obtained their BA in Chinese Language and Literature and Japanese Studies from Middlebury College in spring 2021. While there, Grace translated three short stories from the late Chinese-American author Yu Lihua for their thesis, and then a short story of Yoko Ogawa's under the instruction of Stephen Snyder. She's mostly interested in fiction. Hobbies include eating sweets, reading, sleeping, and taking pictures of their cat.