Andrew Singer is a Faculty Lecturer in the English, Comparative Literature, and Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures Departments at The Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches courses in European and world literary cultures, literary translation and creative writing.
He directs the Trafika Europe literary project, showcasing new literature in English and English translation from the 47 countries of Council of Europe. This project, affiliated with The Pennsylvania State University, includes an online quarterly literary journal as an ISSN-indexed publication of Penn State University Libraries, as well as a calendar of European literary events, a European literary bookshop, and preparing to launch Trafika Europe Radio, Europe's literary radio station.
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Andrew Singer has an MA in English / Creative Writing from Boston University, where he mentored with Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott.
He has taught survey and graduate-level seminars in the history of Anglo-American poetry at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and an advanced three-semester Literary Translation Workshop for Master’s degree candidates at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary, as well as assisting British Council with its two-year university poetry translation workshop series in Budapest. Among hundreds of international cultural events, he organized and hosted the principal day-long centenary event for W. H. Auden, in and around the poet’s main residence in Kirchstetten, Austria.
Andrew Singer has also worked as a poet and fiction writer, literary translator and critic, cultural journalist, radio and television host.