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Name  Ross Benjamin

Role  Translator
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Education  Vassar College (1999–2003)
Awards  Schlegel-Tieck Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada

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Ross Benjamin is an American translator of German literature and a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow. He has won the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize for Michael Maar's Speak Nabokov and received a commendation from the judges of the Schlegel-Tieck Prize for Thomas Pletzinger's Funeral for a Dog. He is a graduate of Vassar College and a former Fulbright scholar.

He has also translated:

  • Hyperion by Friedrich Hölderlin
  • Close to Jedenew by Kevin Vennemann
  • Job by Joseph Roth
  • The Frequencies by Clemens J. Setz (National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship)
  • Indigo by Clemens J. Setz
  • the complete diaries of Franz Kafka
  • He has written for the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, etc. He lives in Nyack, New York.


    Ross Benjamin Wikipedia