Larissa Helena
Brazil, Children’s books, YA

Larissa Helena

Larissa Helena is a Brazilian editor, rights consultant and translator based in New York City.

In 2021, her translations of HERE THE WHOLE TIME (Quinze Dias, by Vitor Martins) and WHERE WE GO FROM HERE (Você tem a Vida Inteira, by Lucas Rocha) were co-winners of the GLLI Translated YA Book Prize and won respectively the Latino Book Awards Silver and Gold Medal for Best Young Adult Book Originally in Portuguese. WHERE WE GO FROM HERE was a POZ Awards finalist.

Larissa launched her own imprint in Brazil, represented award-winning talent as a literary agent in New York City, and headed Callisto Media's Rights Department. Today she is Head of Content Acquisition at Yoto, an innovative audio platform for children.

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