Rebecca Gould is a writer and translator of Persian, Russian, and Georgian poetry. Her work has appeared in The Hudson Review, Nimrod, The Gettysburg Review, Guernica, and Literary Imagination, among many other venues. Her translated volume After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Poems of Hasan Sijzi of Delhi is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press. Gould has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Association of Literary Translators. She is currently Assistant Professor in the Humanities at Yale-NUS College.
Rebecca’s Story for Lovers’ Lies is based in Damascus, Syria and focusing on the Iranian émigré community there. Speaking in Tongues deals with cultural difference and love across languages.