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Frances Riddle

Contributor

Frances Riddle

Frances Riddle lives in Buenos Aires, where she works as a translator, writer, and editor. She holds an MA in translation studies from the University of Buenos Aires and a BA in Spanish literature. Her book-length publications include A Simple Story by Leila Guerriero (New Directions, 2017); Bodies of Summer by Martín Felipe Castagnet (Dalkey Archive Press, 2017); Slum Virgin by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara (Charco Press, 2017); and The Life and Deaths of Ethel Jurado (Hispabooks, 2017).

Articles by Frances Riddle

First Read—From “Cockfight” by María Fernanda Ampuero
By María Fernanda Ampuero
María Fernanda Ampuero's debut story collection, Cockfight, translated by Frances Riddle and out next week from the Feminist Press, exposes the violence and cruelty underlying domestic…
Translated by Frances Riddle
New Battles for the Propriety of Language
By Marcelo Cohen
The Spanish and I said very different things using almost the same words.
Translated from Spanish by Frances Riddle
Bubblegum and Baldy
By Gilmer Mesa
It all began by chance, when Arcadio heard the song “Melancholy” by the Orquestra Zodiac.
Translated from Spanish by Frances Riddle
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