Literature in the Making with Jey Sushil and Timilehin Alake

Feb 26, 2021 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Jey Sushil is a bi-lingual writer and translator from India. He has translated Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul and Amitava Kumar. Two of his writings are part of the academic syllabus at Aarhus University, Denmark. Sushil has received his M.Phil. and master's degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. A former social media editor and journalist with BBC World Service, Sushil is a Ph.D. Fellow for Track for International Writers at the Washington University in St. Louis.

Timilehin Alake grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a fiction writer at the International writer's track working on a debut novel. He is an associate editor for the Iron Horse Literary Magazine. Some of his works can be found at Kalahari Review and Contrary Magazine.

Matthias Göritz is the author of four volumes of poetry, three novellas and three novels—including Der kurze Traum des Jakob Voss (The Short Dream of Jakob Voss), 2005, winner of the Hamburg Literature Prize, Radio Bavaria Prize, and the Mara Cassens Prize. His most recent novel is Parker (C.H. Beck, 2018). He teaches as Professor of the Practice in Comparative Literature at Washington University.

The International Writers Track in Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis