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Magalí Etchebarne

Translated by Julia Sanches & Charlotte Whittle

‘A man, my mother once told me, is a small animal that looks immense.’

Magalí Etchebarne

Magalí Etchebarne was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1983. She studied Literature at the University of Buenos Aires and currently works as an editor. She has published stories in literary journals and anthologies, and is the author of  the collection Los mejores días.

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Translated by Julia Sanches

Julia Sanches was born in Brazil and grew up in Mexico, the US, Switzerland, Scotland and Catalonia. She translates from Portuguese, Spanish and Catalan into English, and has worked with Geovani Martins, Claudia Hernández, Dolores Reyes and Eva Baltasar, among others. She is a founding member of the Cedilla & Co. translators’ collective, and currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

Image © Dagan Farancz

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Translated by Charlotte Whittle

Charlotte Whittle has translated works by Norah Lange, Silvia Goldman, Jorge Comensal and Rafael Toriz, among others. Her translations, essays and reviews have appeared in publications including MantisThe Literary ReviewThe Los Angeles TimesGuernicaElectric LiteratureBOMB, and the Northwest Review of Books. Originally from England and Utah, she has lived in Mexico, Peru and Chile, and is now based in New York. She is an editor at Cardboard House Press, a bilingual publisher of Spanish and Latin American poetry.

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