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Author: Alexis Levitin (Translator)

Alexis Levitin has published forty-six books in translation, mostly poetry from Portugal, Brazil, and Ecuador. In addition to four books by Salgado Maranhão including CONSECRATION OF THE WOLVES (The Bitter Oleander Press, 2021) and PALÁVORA (Dialogos Books, 2019), his work includes Clarice Lispector's Soulstorm and Eugénio de Andrade's Forbidden Words, both from New Directions. He is a recipient of two NEA translation fellowships and has served as a Fulbright Lecturer at the Universities of Oporto and Coimbra, Portugal, The Catholic University in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and the Federal University of Santa Catarina, in Brazil. In addition, he has held translation residencies at the Banff Center, Canada, The European Translators Collegium in Straelen, Germany (twice), and the Rockefeller Foundation Study Center in Bellagio, Italy.

Consecration of the Wolves
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Consecration of the Wolves

The Bitter Oleander Press

Poetry. Translated by Alexis Levitin. "After experiencing this territory of the sacred wolf in the poetry of Maranhão, we will inevitably understand in a new way the notion of Aristotle that the human being is a 'political animal.' Agreeing with the...

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Palávora
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Palávora

Dialogos / Lavender Ink

Poetry. Native American Studies. Translated by Alexis Levitin. "Alexis Levitin's translation of the Afro-Brazilian poet Salgado Maranhão succeeds in negotiating the quirky experimental richness of Maranhão's Pre-Columbian, Amazonian, and Yoruba infl...

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