Aron J. Aji

United States


Aron Aji is professor of English and the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University, where he has taught since 1989.

Aji has translated the works of Bilge Karasu’s including Death in Troy (2002) and The Garden of the Departed Cats (2004), which won the National Translation Award. Aji received $20,000 from the National Endowment of the Arts to translate Karasu's The Evening of the Very Long Day. He has also translated fiction by the authors Elif Shafak and Marathan Mungan, as well as edited a collection entitled Milan Kundera & the Art of Fiction: Critical Essays.

Translation Bibliography

The Garden of Departed Cats, Bilge Karasu. New Directions, 2004.

Death in Troy, Bilge Karasu. City Lights, 2002

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