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Thierry Kehou is the translator of A Sun to be Sewn by Jean D'Amérique (Other Press, 2023). His work has appeared in Departures Magazine, Lampblack, The Huron River Review, and elsewhere. He is recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference and the Fulbright Program, and his translation of Francis Bebey’s Three Little Shoeshiners was longlisted for the 2020 John Dryden Translation Competition. A graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Rutgers University-Newark, he is the director of programs and partnerships at Poets & Writers. Originally from New Rochelle, NY, he lives in New York City where he is a founding member and board member of the Lampblack Literary Foundation. 


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