Sophie R Lewis
Sophie is a translator and an editor. With French and Portuguese, she has translated Natalia Borges Polesso, João Gilberto Noll, Stendhal, Verne, Leduc, Slimani, Lefebvre and Fellous, among others. Her translations have been shortlisted for the Scott Moncrieff and Republic of Consciousness prizes, and longlisted for the International Booker Prize. She co-founded the Shadow Heroes translation workshops enterprise – www.shadowheroes.org. Her co-translation of Sheyla Smanioto's 'Desesterro' will be out in 2022 with Boiler House Press. Recent edits include Fábio Zuker's reportage ‘The Life and Death of a Minke Whale in the Amazon’ for Milkweed Editions, and Lucrecia Zappi's latest novel, 'Thaw'.
Bogotá 39: new voices from Latin America Translated by Sophie R Lewis