. In 2005, he published his first short story collection, Paraisos artificiais
. The Clean Shirt of It,
a collection of Britto's poems, translated into English by Idra Novey, was released in July 2007 in the Lannan Translations Series from BOA Editions
. Britto is also one of Brazil's principal translators of British and American literature, and received the National Library Foundation's prize for his 1995 translation of E. L. Doctorow's Waterworks
. His other translations include works by Henry James, V. S. Naipaul, Thomas Pynchon, Wallace Stevens, and Elizabeth Bishop's poems about Brazil. He currently teaches at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.