Susan Bernofsky

Susan Bernofsky


Susan Bernofsky directs the translation program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Her translations include works by Robert Walser, Yoko Tawada, Jenny Erpenbeck, Franz Kafka, and Hermann Hesse. The recipient of numerous awards, most recently, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Schlegel-Tieck Prize, Bernofsky blogs about translation at and is currently working on a biography of Robert Walser.

Photo Credit: Caroline White

Buy Bernofsky’s latest book, In Translation

Events with Susan Bernofsky

Translating Women’s Voices

05 May 2017
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
WASHINGTON MEWS, DEUTSCHES HAUS AT NYU, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003