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Julia Sanches

Translator, Portuguese
Brazilian by birth, Julia Sanches has lived in the United States, Mexico, Switzerland, Scotland and Catalonia. She was the runner-up for MPT magazine’s 2010 poetry in translation competition, and won the 2013 poetry prize for the SAND Journals translation competition. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and has a masters in Comparative Literature and Literary Translation from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her translations have appeared in Suelta, The Washington Review, Asymptote, Granta, Two Lines Press, and Revista Machado, among others. She currently lives in New York City. (Photo credit: English PEN)