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Victor Meadowcroft

Contributor

Victor Meadowcroft

Victor Meadowcroft grew up at the foot of the Sintra Mountains in Portugal and translates from Portuguese and Spanish. He is a graduate of the MA in Literary Translation program at the University of East Anglia and, with Margaret Jull Costa, has produced cotranslations of stories by Agustina Bessa-Luís, one of the pillars of twentieth-century Portuguese literature, which appeared in the anthology Take Six: Six Portuguese Women Writers. His translations of works by María Fernanda Ampuero, Itamar Vieira Junior, and Murilo Rubião have appeared in the literary journals Latin American Literature Today and Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing. His blog, Onomatomania, focuses on the worlds of literary translation and small press fiction, publishing interviews with authors, publishers, and translators, as well as reports on book-related events. He is currently working on a cotranslation of a novel by Colombian author Evelio Rosero with Anne McLean.

Articles by Victor Meadowcroft

Alejandro Zambra on His Latest Book, the Protests in Chile, and Giving Away His Personal Library
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft attended the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he interviewed writers María Fernanda Ampuero, Ariana Harwicz, and Alejandro Zambra, and publishers…
María Fernanda Ampuero on “Cockfight,” Visceral Writing, and the Cruelty of Family Life
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft attended the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he interviewed writers María Fernanda Ampuero and Ariana Harwicz, and publishers Diego Rabasa (Sexto Piso) and…
Sexto Piso’s Diego Rabasa on Existential Selfies and Publishing the Books He Loves to Read
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft attended the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he interviewed writers María Fernanda Ampuero and Ariana Harwicz, and publishers Diego Rabasa (Sexto Piso) and…
Dispatches from the 2019 FIL in Guadalajara, Mexico
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft reports from the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he attended panel discussions and launches, browsed the booths of innumerable international publishers, and interviewed…
Language as a Virus: Ariana Harwicz on Writing Bilingually
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft attended the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he interviewed writers María Fernanda Ampuero and Ariana Harwicz, and publishers Diego Rabasa (Sexto Piso) and…
Looking Outside the Mainstream: Charco Press’s Carolina Orloff on Publishing Fiction in Translation
By Victor Meadowcroft
Victor Meadowcroft attended the 2019 international book fair in Guadalajara, where he interviewed writers María Fernanda Ampuero and Ariana Harwicz, and publishers Diego Rabasa (Sexto Piso) and…
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