Canaan Morse Wins Susan Sontag Prize for Ge Fei Translation
Canaan Morse is a literary translator and editor whose work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Chinese Literature Today, Words and The World, Pathlight: New Chinese Writing, Chutzpah!, and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. A recent graduate of Peking University's Chinese department with an M.A. in Classical Chinese Literature, he lived in Beijing for six years where he co-founded the literary quarterly Pathlight: New Chinese Writing. His translation of Ge Fei's The Invisibility Cloak is due for publication by New York Review of Books in 2015.