Kate Roy has a PhD in German Studies and French Studies from the University of Manchester.
Since 2015 she has been an Adjunct Professor in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Franklin University Switzerland, where she teaches courses in postcolonial literature and culture, and in Border Studies and the literature of “alterity” more generally. Her research interests include translation, rewriting, and the strategic manipulation of difference, and she has published translations of short stories by German writers Sudabeh Mohafez and Zehra Çirak, including Mohafez’s “Desert Sky, Land of Stars,” for which she won joint first prize in the 2011 John Dryden Translation Competition. (2019)
Issue 4 - Winter 2009
Issue 6 - Winter 2011
Issue 14 - Winter 2019