A Conversation with Jenny McPhee

Portrait of Jenny Mcphee

Director of the Center for Applied Liberal Arts and Clinical Assistant Professor

A writer and translator, Jenny is the author of The Center of Things, No Ordinary Matter, and A Man of No Moon, and co-authored Girls: Ordinary Girls and Their Extraordinary Pursuits. Her translations from Italian include books by the authors Primo Levi, Natalia Ginzburg, Giacomo Leopardi, Curzio Malaparte, Paolo Maurensig, and Pope John Paul II.  She is a co-founder and on the board of the Bronx Academy of Letters, a public high school and middle school. She teaches in the Master’s in Translation at NYU SPS CALA.