Writer, translator, and publisher Johannes Göransson will read from his book The Sugar Book and other works at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Publications Unit in Williams Hall Annex.

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Johannes Göransson

He will also hold a Q&A on issues in contemporary translation publishing at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 25, at the Publications Unit.

Göransson is the author of other books, including Haute Surveillance (2013), Entrance to a colonial pageant in which we all begin to intricate (2011), and Dear Ra (A Story in Flinches) (2008). He has translated Aase Berg’s Dark Matter (2012), Transfer Fat (2012), and Remainland: Selected Poems of Aase Berg (2005) as well as Henry Parland’s Ideals Clearance (2007).

He is also the founder and co-editor of Action Books and the journal Action Yes.

Göransson emigrated with his family from Skåne, Sweden, to the United States at age 13. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in fine arts from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia

For additional information, contact the Publications Unit at (309) 438-7481.