Aneesa Abbas Higgins

Cindy Seip

Aneesa Abbas Higgins has translated books by Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Ali Zamir, and Nina Bouraoui. Seven Stones by Vénus Khoury-Ghata won the Scott Moncrieff Prize, and both A Girl Called Eel by Ali Zamir and What Became of the White Savage by François Garde won PEN Translates awards. Her latest translation, Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin, won the 2021 National Book Award for Translated Literature.