Based in Princeton University’s Department of Comparative Literature, Inventory publishes outstanding translations of poetry and prose from any language into English and thoughtful essyas on the subject of translation. Focusing on translation theory and practice, we provide a forum for artistic and critical conversations about the role of the translator today.


Inventory is made possible by the generosity of the Department of Comparative Literature, the Lewis Center for the Arts, the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication and the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities.



Advisory Board 

Emily Apter     Sandra Bermann     Susan Bernofsky     Peter Brooks      Eduardo Cadava     Jeff Dolven

Paul Muldoon     Susan Stewart     Esther Schor     Lawrence Venuti     Michael Wood



David Boyd     Pat Snidvongs


Founding Editors 

Elise Wang     Liesl Yamaguchi


Senior Editor 

Kira A. Rose



Natalie Berkman     Alexandra Dantzlerward     Brahim El Guabli     Leon Grek     Dani Issler   Hartley Miller

Andrea Placidi     Tomoko Slutsky     Jessica Terekhov     Charlotte Werbe        



Irina Markina-Baum



Denise Koller



Philip Tidwell

Inventory © 2009-2017 - ISSN 2474-9303

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