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Mara Faye Lethem

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Mara Faye Lethem

Mara Faye Lethem is an award-winning translator of contemporary Catalan and Spanish prose, and the author of A Person’s A Person, No Matter How Small. Her recent translations include books by Patricio Pron, Max Besora, Javier Calvo, Marta Orriols, Toni Sala, Alicia Kopf, and Irene Solà. She is currently translating the collected short stories of Pere Calders as part of her PhD at the University of St Andrews.

Articles by Mara Faye Lethem

Princess
By Marta Orriols
A headband, you say? You’re ridiculous.
Translated from Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem
The White Tablecloth
By Irene Solà
Eight years and I’m still not over it.
Translated from Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem
New Fiction in Translation: From “The Boys”
By Toni Sala
The following is an excerpt from Toni Sala's short novel The Boys, translated by Mara Faye Lethem and out November 10 from Two Lines Press.The novel opens in the once-bucolic Catalonian…
Translated by Mara Faye Lethem
The Shower
By Patricia de Souza
“It was just an idea,” Yves responded cynically, his face red, his lips damp.
Translated from Spanish by Mara Faye Lethem
Multilingual
Don’t Do It
By Pedro Zarraluki
“Now let’s get down to us,” she said, lowering her voice to a purr.
Translated from Spanish by Mara Faye Lethem
Multilingual