Christina MacSweeney

Christina MacSweeney was awarded the 2016 Valle Inclán Translation Prize for Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth; her translation of Daniel Saldaña París’s novel Among Strange Victims was a finalist in the 2017 Best Translated Book Award. She has also contributed to many anthologies of Latin American Literature and published shorter translations, articles and interviews on a wide variety of platforms. Her most recent translations include works by Elvira Navarro, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Julián Herbert, and Jazmina Barerra. In 2020, her translation of Valeria Luiselli’s Los ingravidos (Faces in the Crowd) was adapted for the stage at The Gate Theatre, London.

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