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Clifford E. Landers

Translator, Portuguese
Clifford E. Landers has translated Brazilian Portuguese novels by Rubem Fonseca, Jorge Amado, João Ubaldo Ribeiro, Patrícia Melo, Jô Soares, Chico Buarque, Marcos Rey, Paulo Coelho, and José de Alencar, and shorter fiction by Lima Barreto, Rachel de Queiroz, Osman Lins, and Moacyr Scliar. He received the Mario Ferreira Award in 1999 and a Prose Translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 2004. A professor emeritus at New Jersey City University, he now lives in Naples, Florida. (Photo credit: Brazil-USA News)