Lisa Dillman

Finalist, 2020 National Book Awards

Lisa Dillman lives in Decatur, Georgia, where she translates Spanish-language fiction and teaches at Emory University.
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The Bitch

ISBN 9781642860597 World Editions

Colombia’s Pacific coast, where everyday life entails warding off the brutal forces of nature. In this constant struggle, nothing is taken for granted. Damaris lives with her fisherman husband in a shack on a bluff overlooking the sea. Childless and at that age “when women dry up,” as her uncle puts it, she is eager to adopt an orphaned puppy. More about this book >

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Lisa Dillman

Lisa Dillman lives in Decatur, Georgia, where she translates Spanish-language fiction and teaches at Emory University. Some of her translations include Signs Preceding the End of the World (winner of the 2016 Best Translated Book Award) and A Silent Fury by Yuri Herrera; Such Small Hands and A Luminous Republic by Andrés Barba, and The Bitch by Pilar Quintana. She is currently working on books by Graciela Mochkovsky and Alejandra Costamagna.

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