Strange Phenomena


Over at the Atlas Review, Natalie Eilbert drops in on Valeria Luiselli in Harlem:

I sometimes teach Spanish to a lot of undergraduates at Columbia, which is something that I love. It gives me the illusion, hopefully not a delusion, that more and more young people are learning Spanish going on to professions that perhaps didn’t require Spanish earlier. So maybe that’s going to change in publishing in the next few years. But as it is now, translators play a really important role.

Bryan Washington has written for Puerto Del Sol, Ninth Letter, and Midnight Breakfast, among others; he's also the recipient of a Houstonia Fellowship. He lives around New Orleans. More from this author →