Translations

Publications

Forthcoming collection of the short stories of Lygia Fagundes Telles. Announcement of publisher soon.

Best of Mia Couto (working title), Mia Couto. Short story collection, including some translations previously done by David Brookshaw, of the 2015 Man Booker International Prize finalist. Forthcoming from Biblioasis in 2018.

Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughter, Maria José Silveira. Novel forthcoming from Open Letter Books in 2017/2018. Transl. Eric M. B. Becker.

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão, Martha Batalha. Debut novel from Brazilian writer forthcoming from Oneworld in Summer 2017. Transl. Eric M. B. Becker.

Rain and Other Stories, Mia Couto. Short story collection forthcoming January 2017 from Biblioasis. Transl. Eric M. B. Becker.

Passages: Contemporary Brazilian Women Writers. Co-edited, with Mirna Queiroz, collection of ten women writers from Brazil. Forthcoming June 2016.

“The Green Ball,” Lygia Fagundes Telles, tr. Eric M. B. Becker. World Literature Today. Forthcoming May 2016.

“The Old Man, the Mist, and a List of Dreams,” Carol Rodrigues for Words without Borders, tr. Eric M. B. Becker. Forthcoming May 3, 2016.

“The Gentle Assassin,” Mia Couto for The New York Times Magazine, tr. Eric M. B. Becker. April 3, 2016.

“Lamentations of a Coconut Tree,” Mia Couto, tr. Eric M. B. Becker. PEN American blog. December 2014.

“Paulo Scott on Graciliano Ramos.” tr. Eric M. B. Becker. Asymptote. October 2014.

Three stories from Mia Couto. tr. Eric M. B. Becker. The Massachusetts Review. Summer 2014. Link to PDF of “War of the Clowns.”

“Lose, Win, Live.” Carlos Drummond de Andrade tr. Eric M. B. Becker. MobyLives. 16 June 2014.

Excerpt from “Naqueles morros, depois da chuva,” (“Amid those hills, after the rain”) from Brazilian author Edival Lourenço; Machado de Assis Magazine, National Library of Brazil, February 2013. Excerpt included in special 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair edition of magazine.

Serpent’s Embrace,” from 2014 Neustadt Prize for International Literature Laureate Mia Couto; Asymptote, November 2013.

Android and iPad electronic book: “Karen, a velha tartaruga do Pedro” (“Karen the Wise Old Turtle”) from Brazilian children’s author Isabel Malzoni, 2013.

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