Discover the shortlist: Frances Riddle, ‘Literary translation felt impossibly out of reach’
Frances Riddle tells us about the path that led her to Spanish translation in Buenos Aires.
Frances Riddle has translated numerous Spanish-language authors, including Isabel Allende, Claudia Piñeiro, Leila Guerriero, María Fernanda Ampuero, and Sara Gallardo.
Her work has appeared in journals such as Granta, Electric Literature, and The White Review, among others. She holds a Bachelor’s in Spanish Literature and a Master’s in Translation Studies. Originally from Houston, Texas, she lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.