International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation

Jason Grunebaum / Faculty

Jason Grunebaum

Jason Grunebaum is a writer and translator whose book-length translations from Hindi include Uday Prakash’s The Girl with the Golden Parasol (Yale University Press) and The Walls of Delhi (Seven Stories Press), and, with Ulrike Stark, Manzoor Ahtesham’s The Tale of the Missing Man (Northwestern University Press), winner of the 2016 Global Humanities Translation Prize.

He has been awarded an NEA Literature Fellowship and a PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant, and his work has been shortlisted for the DSC Prize in South Asian Literature. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago and a founding member of SALTI, the South Asian Literature Translation Initiative.