VIRTUAL - Granta 155 Panel

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:30pm

Join Brazos Bookstore and Granta for our second panel on the Granta 155 issue: Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists 2.

This event will be hosted on Zoom Webinar. Click here to register.

Aura García Junco (1988) was born in Mexico City. She is the author of the novel Anticitera, artefacto dentado and a forthcoming collection of essays about love. ‘Sea of Stone’ is an excerpt from her forthcoming novel, Mar de Piedra.

Carlos Fonseca (1987) was born in San José, Costa Rica, but spent his teenage years in Puerto Rico. He is the author of the novels Colonel Lágrimas (Coronel Lágrimas) and Natural History (Museo animal), both translated into English by Megan McDowell. He teaches at Trinity College, Cambridge University.

José Adiak Montoya (1987) was born in Managua, Nicaragua. His most recent novels are Lennon bajo el sol and Aunque nada perdure. In 2016, the Guadalajara International Book Fair featured him on their list of noteworthy Latin American writers born in the 1980s.

Lizzie Davis is an editor at Coffee House Press and a translator from Spanish. Her recent projects include Ornamental by Juan Cárdenas and The Wonders by Elena Medel, co-translated with Thomas Bunstead. She has received translation fellowships from the Omi International Arts Center and the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference.

Megan McDowell is an award-winning Spanish-language translator from Kentucky. She has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Mariana Enríquez and Lina Meruane, among others, and her short story translations have appeared in the New Yorker, the Paris ReviewHarper’s and Tin House. She lives in Santiago, Chile.

Samantha Schnee’s translation of Carmen Boullosa’s Texas: The Great Theft was shortlisted for the 2015 PEN America Translation Prize. She won the 2015 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation for her excerpt of Boullosa’s The Conspiracy of the Romantics, and her translation of Boullosa’s novel The Book of Anna was published by Coffee House Press in 2020.

Granta 155: Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists 2 Cover Image
By Valerie Miles (Editor)
ISBN: 9781909889392
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Published: Granta Magazine - April 29th, 2021