The 5-1: Get to Know Translator Elizabeth Harris

5-1 Questionnaire

Elizabeth Harris

Elizabeth Harris has translated Italian authors like Domenico Starnone, Mario Rigoni Stern, Giulio Mozzi, and Marco Candida. Her recent translations appear in The Missouri Review, The
Kenyon Review
, and Words Without Borders, as well as in Dalkey Archive’s Best European Fiction 2010 (Mozzi) and Best European Fiction 2011(Candida).

1.Name your 5 favorite translated books:
Achh! Hard! The older translations of these aren’t considered the most “accurate.” But I fell in love with the authors with these translated versions, and it’s hard to …