Board of Advisors Member
Anna Kazumi STAHL, New York University
Anna Kazumi STAHL holds a PhD in Comparative Literature (UC Berkeley) and is a fiction writer based in Argentina. She is the Director of NYU’s global academic center in Buenos Aires. In addition, she serves on the Board of the Fulbright Commission.
Her work focuses on East Asian-South American and South-South transnational experiences. In 2014 she was selected by John M. Coetzee to serve as academic coordinator of the Coetzee Chair for Literatures of the Southern Hemisphere at Universidad Nacional de San Martin. In April 2019, she was writer-in-residence for the Australian Research Council’s project “Other Worlds: Forms of World Literature,” co-sponsored by Western Sydney University and the University of Adelaide. Last year, Argentina´s National University of the Arts invited her to design and teach their inaugural World Narratives II seminar.
Working in her adopted language of Argentine Spanish, she has written two books of fiction, numerous short stories, and a non-fiction book published with Malba Museum. Her texts have appeared in anthologies and journals in Latin America, Australia, Western Europe, Japan, and the USA. She is currently completing a novel set in the port area of Buenos Aires, a zone impacted by layers of immigration.