Aaron Carpenter is a Ph.D. Candidate in German Studies at the University of Washington.
After obtaining his BA in German at Boise State University, Aaron went on to teach English in China and Austria. In 2013, he obtained his MA in Technical Communication before working as a technical writer at Hewlett-Packard.
In 2016, Aaron began his work towards a Ph.D. in Seattle, with a focus on Austrian and works by authors whose native language is not German. The focus of his dissertation is on writers from the former Yugoslavia who write in German.
Aaron’s co-translation with Jon-Cho Pollizzi of Yoko Tawada’s short story “Bioskop der Nacht” (Night Bioscope) has appeared in Transit Journal. (2022)