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Eliza Griswold, NF ’07, received the 2015 PEN Translation Prize for her Pashto-to-English translation of the book “I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan.” The book, released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, is a collection of Afghan folk poetry. A poet and journalist, Griswold’s work as appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic and The New York Times Magazine, among others. She is the author of “The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches From the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam” and penned “Wideawake Field,” a collection of poetry.

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