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Hester Velmans

Hester Velmans is the author of two children's novels and a translator specializing in modern fiction. She is a 2014 NEA Translation Fellow. Her translation of Renate Dorrestein's A Heart of Stone won the Vondel Prize for Translation and was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her translation of Lulu Wang's The Lily Theater was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.