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Ezra E. Fitz

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Ezra E. Fitz

Ezra E. Fitz studied translation at Princeton University under the tutelage of James Irby, C.K. Williams, Jonathan Galassi, and Robert Fagles. Since then, he has focused his attention on current, post-Boom Latin American literature. Fitz has also written a novel of his own—his first—set in the New York neighborhoods of Morningside Heights and Crown Heights.

Articles by Ezra E. Fitz

The Discreet Strength of Mercedes Barcha
By Felipe Restrepo Pombo
Mercedes Barcha is best known for her marriage of nearly sixty years to Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. Today, on what would have been her eighty-eighth birthday,…
Translated by Ezra E. Fitz
A Thundering Silence
By Felipe Restrepo Pombo
She stared at me in horror before hurrying off as fast as she could.
Translated from Spanish by Ezra E. Fitz
History of a Conversion: A Political Profile of Mario Vargas Llosa, Part Two
By Felipe Restrepo Pombo
I truly believe that Latin America is much better today than it was during my youth.
Translated by Ezra E. Fitz
History of a Conversion: A Political Profile of Mario Vargas Llosa, Part One
By Felipe Restrepo Pombo
There is a kind of insecurity that makes people want to return to a tribal idea: the illusion of a closed community that has never existed.
Translated by Ezra E. Fitz
from “Latitudes”
By Piedad Bonnett
We searched for the words. We sipped our tea / looking down the bitter well of the past . . .
Translated from Spanish by Ezra E. Fitz
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The Origins of the FARC: An Interview with Sergeant Pascuas
By Alfredo Molano
Renowned journalist Alfredo Molano interviews one of the founders of the FARC.
Translated from Spanish by Ezra E. Fitz
Lost Causes
By Oscar Collazos
Respect, I now understood, was nothing more than the fear of his reaction.
Translated from Spanish by Ezra E. Fitz
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