READING: BILL JOHNSTON

Lannan Writer in Residence Bill Johnston reads at the Marfa Book Company on Saturday, December 6th at 6 pm. 

Widely admired Polish translator Bill Johnston will be joining us for a reading from his work which includes translations for the novels of Magdalena Tulli, Andrjez Stasiuk,  Stefan Żeromski, Wiesław Myśliwski, and many others. In addition to many other honors, Johnston has been recently awarded the PEN Translation Prize and the Best Translated Book award for his work on Myśliwski's Stone Upon Stone.  Johnston is also the translator of Stanislaw Lem's Solaris which, because of legal issues is only available as an audiobook and a book of Tadeusz Różewicz's poems for which he was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.