Women in Translation

August is Women in Translation Month. Started by Meytal Radzinski in 2014, it honors women writers and translators from around the world. To celebrate, I’m highlighting 2 women who have significantly contributed to Spanish/English literary translation. I was about 13 when I first began reading books by Latin American and Spanish authors. The English versionsContinue reading “Women in Translation”

What Books I’m Reading in 2019

What books to read in 2019?? I just finished Michelle Obama’s new memoir in Spanish. The Spanish translation was carried out by three translators, and I was impressed with their ability to capture her voice and style. I’m now re-reading Lucia Berlin’s short stories in A Manual for Cleaning Women. A few more books I hopeContinue reading “What Books I’m Reading in 2019”