Katrina Dodson

Katrina Dodson is a writer and a translator from the Portuguese. Her translation of Clarice Lispector’s Complete Stories won the 2016 PEN Translation Prize and other awards. She is currently adapting her Lispector translation journal into a book and is translating the 1928 Brazilian modernist classic Macunaíma, the Hero Without a Character, by Mário de Andrade, for New Directions. Dodson is a mentor in the Mills College MFA in Translation Program and holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley with a dissertation on Elizabeth Bishop in Brazil.

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