Megan McDowell’s translations include books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Mariana Enriquez, Lina Meruane, and Carlos Fonseca. Her short story translations have been featured in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Granta, the Atlantic, and Harper's, among others. Her translations have won the English PEN award for writing in translation and the Valle-Inclán prize from the Society of Authors, and have been short- or long-listed for the Booker International prize three times. She won a 2020 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Santiago, Chile.