Outpost Residency Fellows Auzin Ahmadi and Bruna Dantas Lobato
Literature Evenings—Fall 2023
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Auzin Ahmadi is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. She has published work in Nowruz Journal, Rogue Agent Journal, Nymphs, Agapanthus Collective, and others. Her poetry chapbook, What Gets Left Over, was published with Bottlecap Press in 2022. She is a submissions reader and editor for Longleaf Review, The Jupiter Review, and Wrong Publishing.
Bruna Dantas Lobato is a Brazilian writer and literary translator based in St. Louis. Her work has appeared in, among other spaces, The New Yorker, Guernica, A Public Space, The Common, Bookforum, Vogue, BOMB, The Kenyon Review, and The Brooklyn Rail. Her literary translations include Caio Fernando Abreu's seminal story collections Moldy Strawberries (Archipelago Books, longlisted for the 2023 PEN Translation Prize) and No Dragons in Paradise (Archipelago Books), Stênio Gardel’s novel The Words that Remain (New Vessel Press), Jeferson Tenório’s novel The Dark Side of Skin (Charco Press), Giovana Madalosso's novel Tokyo Suite (Europa Editions), and Amara Moira’s memoir And What If I’m a Puta? (Feminist Press). She regularly teaches at Catapult, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Literary Translators Association, and works as a freelance editor and translator.