Maureen Shaughnessy

Maureen Shaughnessy’s translation of Hebe Uhart’s selected stories, The Scent of Buenos Aires (Archipelago Books, 2019) was shortlisted for the 2020 PEN Translation Prize. Her translations have been published by AGNI, The Antioch Review, Asymptote, Brick, The Paris Review, Words Without Borders, and World Literature Today. She lives and works in Bariloche, Argentina.

  • Nurit Kasztelan
    One day Nurit calls me to discuss my translation of her poems. Our conversations are always rapid-fire, cut-to-the-chase. We worked against the clock in our first collaboration, which created a positi...


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