Fiction Writing, Nonfiction Writing, Translation
Camille Bordas is a novelist, short story writer, and translator. She was born in France and grew up between there and Mexico. She’s the author of two first novels in her native French, but wrote and published her third, How to Behave in a Crowd (Crown/Tim Duggan Books) in English. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and Tin House, her nonfiction in Chicago Magazine and LitHub, her translations in various French publications.
She teaches in the Creative Writing Program, and is currently at work on her fourth novel.
Word Fest, Calgary (Canada), “Timely International Writers,” panel with Jenny Erpenbeck, Witi Ihimaera, and Nicola Lagioia.
How to Behave in a Crowd, Tim Duggan Books, 2017.
“Most Die Young,” The New Yorker, January 2 2017 issue.
“The State of Nature,” The New Yorker, April 9 20218 issue.