Carol Bensimon was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in 1982. She made her debut with the volume of stories Wall Dust (2008). Underwater Snooker, her first novel, won the Funarte Incentive to Literary Creation Scholarship.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »