Longbrake, Margit - THNOC

Margit Longbrake

Margit Longbrake, managing editor of the Tennessee Williams Annual Review, has overseen the first-time publication of a number of primary Williams texts unearthed from the archives. As senior editor at The Historic New Orleans Collection, she acquires and edits books and museum publications, including Afro-Creole Poetry in French from Louisiana’s Radical Civil War–Era Newspapers, translated and introduced by Clint Bruce (THNOC, 2020), winner of the Lois Roth Award for Literary Translation and longlisted for the ALTA National Translation Award in Poetry. Before joining THNOC, she worked at the Modern Language Association, where she acquired and developed pedagogical anthologies and literary translations and contributed to the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook.