Translator, writer, researcher, and Princeton alum Flora Thomson-DeVeaux ’13 reads from her work along with senior students in the Program in Creative Writing.

The C.K. Williams Reading Series, named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning poet C.K. Williams, who served on Princeton’s Creative Writing faculty for 20 years, showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests.


  • Anna Yang ’21
  • Jimin Kang ’21


The virtual reading is free and open to the public; no registration required. Presented on Zoom Webinar.

Join the Reading on Zoom
Meeting ID: 982 4542 5949


If you are in need of access accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email at least 2 weeks in advance of the event date.


flora with red wavy hair glasses in collar shirt

Photo by Paula Scarpin

Flora Thomson-DeVeaux is a translator, writer, and researcher who studied Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton (Class of 2013) and earned a PhD in Portuguese and Brazilian studies from Brown University. Her translations include João Cezar de Castro Rocha’s Shakespearean Cultures and Machado de Assis: Toward a Poetics of Emulation, Pedro Meira Monteiro’s The Other Roots, and Júnia Ferreira Furtado’s The Map that Invented Brazil, as well as, most recently, Machado de Assis’s The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas (Penguin, 2020). Her writing has appeared in piauí, Quatro cinco um, and Machado de Assis em linha. She lives in Rio de Janeiro, where she is director of research for Rádio Novelo.

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  • Program in Creative Writing

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