Talia Franks

Talia Franks (they/them) is a poet, writer, and translator born and raised in Massachusetts. They are an alum of the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference and of the Columbia Publishing Course, and earned a Master of Arts in Comparative Humanities from Brandeis University. Talia writes regularly on Word-for-Sense and Other Stories and they have contributed articles to both Black Girls Create and Nerdist. They've also written reviews of poetry and prose in translation for Three Percent, and their poetry has appeared in the Brandeis University publications Jaded and Ebony Axis. When not reading, writing, or translating Talia enjoys hiking, meditation, spending time with friends and family, indexing their personal library, and trying to find more time in their schedule to read. You can find Talia on Instagram and Twitter as @talia_franks and you can support Talia on Ko-fi or Patreon.

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  1. Wilfredo Sele
    February 17, 2019 @ 21:15

    Super-Duper blog! I am loving it!! Will come back again. I am bookmarking your feeds also.

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    February 22, 2019 @ 06:01

    […] on those if I manage to find the time to write up a post about them, a la my class notes and my adapted essay. So, we’ll see where this […]

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  3. Regarding Audience – Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
    March 8, 2019 @ 06:22

    […] read some of my thoughts about that particular essay of Benjamin’s, The Task of the Translator, here in a previous blog […]

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    July 18, 2020 @ 07:49

    […] on those if I manage to find the time to write up a post about them, a la my class notes and my adapted essay. So, we’ll see where this […]

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