Forrest GANDER (USA) is a writer and translator with degrees in geology and English literature. He taught at Harvard University and is now the AK Seaver Professor Emeritus of Literary Arts & Comparative Literature at Brown University. Gander’s book Core Samples from the World, a meditation on the ways we are revised and translated in encounters with the foreign, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His collection Be With won 2019 Pulitzer Prize. Gander has translated many books by writers from Latin America and Spain; co-translated books by Japanese poets Nomura Kiwao and Yoshimasu Gozo; and promoted English translations of books by Duo Duo, Ouyang Jianghe, Zhai Yongming and others.