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Karen Emmerich is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, and a translator of modern Greek poetry and prose. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2010, after previously earning an MA in Comparative Literature from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her fields of specialization are modern Greek literature, translation studies, and textual scholarship. Her monograph “Literary Translation and the Making of Originals” was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2017; her translations include books by Christos Ikonomou, Amanda Michalopoulou, Yannis Ritsos, Miltos Sachtouris, Ersi Sotiropoulou, Eleni Vakalo and others.