Samuel Rutter

About Samuel Rutter

Samuel Rutter is a writer and translator from Melbourne. A recent graduate of the MFA program at Vanderbilt University, he has translated several books from the Spanish, and is currently at work on a novel. He lives in Brooklyn.

Articles about Samuel Rutter

Articles by Samuel Rutter

Book cover: Mouthful of Birds by Samantha Schweblin

Live Birds: Samanta Schweblin’s Mouthful of Birds

‘In a collection of stories where children turn into butterflies, spurned women are exiled to highways, and relationships with mermen are presented as an enticing lifestyle choice, homes and the volatile relationships that unspool inside them remain the wellspring of Samanta Schweblin’s fiction. Rather than functioning as a haven from an unpredictable, barbaric exterior, they are the scene of violent and eerie interactions where cycles are only broken when the world ends.’