Minna Zallman Proctor
Minna Proctor, author of Do you hear what I hear?, Editor of The Literary Review, Nonfiction Faculty, Literary Translation Faculty
Minna Proctor, Literary Translation Faculty, The Literary Review, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Nonfiction Faculty, Editor

Minna Zallman Proctor

Minna Proctor, FDU MFA Literary Translation and Creative Nonfiction Faculty

Minna Proctor, FDU MFA Literary Translation and Creative Nonfiction Faculty

Minna Zallman Proctor is the author of Landslide: True Stories (2017) and Do You Hear What I Hear? (2004). She has been working in publishing since 1995 and was editor of Colors and managing editor of Bomb. Her essays and reviews have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Bookforum, The LA Times Book Review, Guilt & Pleasure, The Nation, American Scholar, and The New York Times Book Review. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire and Bogliasco in Italy. Proctor’s translation of Love in Vain, Selected Stories of Federigo Tozzi won the PEN Poggioli Prize in 1998. Her other translations include Fleur Jaeggy’s These Possible Lives, Bruno Arpaia’s novel, The Angel of History, work by Dino Campana, fiction by Simona Vinci, essays by Umberto Eco, Pierpaolo Pasolini, and a biography of Fellini. Proctor teaches Nonfiction in the Creative Writing Department at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Books & Publication

  • Landslide: True Stories
  • I Sang the Unsingable: My Life in Twentieth-Century Music with Bethany Beardslee
  • Do You Hear What I Hear: Religious Calling, the Priesthood, and My Father
  • These Possible Lives, translation of essays by Fleur Jaeggy
  • Love in Vain, translation of the short stories of Federigo Tozzi
  • The Angel of History, translation of a novel by Bruno Arpaia
  • Belief or Nonbelief, translation of a correspondence between Umberto Eco and Carlo Maria Martini
  • you can read a number of her book reviews on www.bookforum.com