Christina MacSweeney

Longlist, 2021 National Book Awards

Christina MacSweeney received the Valle Inclán prize for her translation of Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth, and her translation of Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París was a finalist for the Best Translated Book Award. (Photo credit: Center for Translation)
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Rabbit Island: Stories

ISBN 9781949641097 Two Lines Press

These eleven stories combine gritty surrealism with explosive interior meditations, traversing the fickle, often terrifying terrain between madness and freedom. In the title story, a so-called “non-inventor” brings snow-white rabbits to an island inhabited exclusively by birds, with horrific results. More about this book >

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Christina MacSweeney

Christina MacSweeney received the Valle Inclán prize for her translation of Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth, and her translation of Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París was a finalist for the Best Translated Book Award. Among the other authors she has translated are: Elvira Navarro (A Working Woman), Verónica Gerber Bicecci (Empty Set, Palabras migrantes/Migrant Words), and Julián Herbert (Tomb Song, The House of the Pain of Others).

(Photo credit: Center for Translation)

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