Adam Cullen

Adam Cullen is a translator of Estonian literature. He was born in Minnesota and has lived in Estonia for the last decade. In the past couple of years, he has published seven novels in English translation and translated an impressive amount of Estonian poetry. His recent translations include The Inner Immigrant by Mihkel Mutt and The Reconstruction by Rein Raud.

Saturday, 14 April

Meet the translators

Featuring Miriam McIlfatrick-Ksenofontov, Christopher Moseley, Adam Cullen

Translators are the unsung heroes that allow literature to travel across border. Meet Miriam McIlfatrick-Ksenofontov, Christopher Moseley and Adam Cullen at this informal breakfast session at the Print Room bar, and find out what it takes to bring the Estonian language to life in English. Estonian breakfast will be provided.

11am, Bar | Free, 30mins

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Saturday, 14 April

The dreamlike surrealism of Mehis Heinsaar

Adam Cullen reads from a new collection of stories by Estonia’s most acclaimed short story writer Mehis Heinsaar. Characterised as magic realism and inspired by world literature, these imaginative tales are gems of intellectually oriented prose with plenty of room for play. A mesmerising homage to surrealism.

Adam Cullen was born in Minnesota and has lived in Estonia for the last decade. His recent translations include The Inner Immigrant by Mihkel Mutt and The Reconstruction by Rein Raud.

7pm, Studio | Free, 20mins

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