Adam Cullen

origins: Minneapolis, Minnesota

surroundings: Lilleküla, Tallinn, Eesti

communication: English, Estonian, Russian

Member of the Estonian Writers’ Union (EKL), board member of the EKL Translators’ Section

 

Selected literary translations:

Prose:

The Inner Immigrant

Mihkel Mutt

Dalkey Archive Press, June 2017

The Reconstruction

Rein Raud
Dalkey Archive Press, April 2017

The Brother

Rein Raud
Open Letter Books, September 2016

The Cavemen Chronicle

Mihkel Mutt
Dalkey Archive Press, December 2015
Nominated for the 2015 Cultural Endowment of Estonia Prize for Literary Translation from Estonian into a Foreign Language

Radio

Tõnu Õnnepalu

Dalkey Archive Press, March 2014

Nominated for the 2014 Cultural Endowment of Estonia Prize for Literary Translation from Estonian into a Foreign Language

Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf’s Church

Indrek Hargla

Peter Owen Publishers, September 2015

Poetry:

“Writing from the Edge: Estonian Literature”

Translations of prose poetry by Jan Kaus

Words Without Borders, October 2015

 

The Brink of Infinity: Estonian Poets in St. Nicholas’ Church

Translations of poems by Jan Kaus, Veronika Kivisilla, Indrek Koff, Asko Künnap, Eeva Park, Karl Martin Sinijärv, Kristjan Haljak, Jürgen Rooste, Viiu Härm, Kätlin Kaldmaa, and Igor Kotjuh

HeadRead Festival, May 2015

 

Names, Words, Witch’s Symbols. 4 X (4 + 4) X 4 = Young Estonian Poetry

Translations of poems by Maria Lee, Veronika Kivisilla, Asko Künnap, Maarja Kangro, Birk Rohelend, Igor Kotjuh, Kaur Riismaa, and Jürgen Rooste

 

Six Estonian Poets

Translations of poems by Elo Viiding and Jürgen Rooste

Arc Publications, 2015

 

Periodicals:

 

Eleven Eleven Issue 23

Excerpt from The Glass Child by Maarja Kangro

California College of the Arts, Summer 2017

 

Estonian Literary Magazine

Prose excerpts, poetry, and articles by numerous Estonian authors

Estonian Institute, 2016 (Spring / Autumn), 2017 (Spring / Autumn)

 

Plays:

 

go neo und romantix

Kadri Noormets

Lugemik, 2013

 

Original works:

Lichen / Samblik (Poetry 2014–2016)

Adam Cullen

Näo Kirik, February 2017


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