Carina del Valle Schorske
Author, Translator, English, Spanish
Carina del Valle Schorske is a writer and translator living between New York City and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Lit Hub, the New Yorker online, Longreads, small axe, Bookforum, and elsewhere. She won Gulf Coast's 2016 Prize for her translations of the poet Marigloria Palma, and collaborated with Erica Mena, Ricardo Maldonado, and Raquel Salas Rivera on the bilingual poetry anthology Puerto Rico en mi corazón to raise money for hurricane relief. She is the happy recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, the MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Bread Loaf, the Blue Mountain Center, and the Banff Center for Literary Translation. She is currently at work on The Other Island, a psychogeography of Puerto Rican culture forthcoming from Riverhead Books.