Marilya Veteto Reese

Marilya Veteto Reese is Professor of German at Northern Arizona University. In the course of her doctoral work in the late 1980’s under the supervision of A. Leslie Willson, co-founder of ALTA (American Literary Translators’ Association) Reese was among the first U.S. Germanists to interview and write about Turkish-German writers. The recipient of Fulbright, DAAD, and Goethe Institut support, Reese has worked with, translated, and published works by Zehra Çirak, Ingeborg Drewitz, Kemal Kurt, Arno Reinfrank, Anant Kumar, and many other contemporary German authors. She is currently translating her first English-to-German novel, Putrefaction Live, a coming of age novel by Flagstaff author Warren Perkins about an Anglo-Navajo youth in a death metal band on a reservation. Her translation idol is Anthea Bell. Reese is also proofer of the recent University of Nebraska Press volumes of Isabelle Eberhardt memoirs translated by K. Melissa Marcus. (2011)

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