Patricia Felisa Barbeito
Patricia Felisa Barbeito has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University, and is Professor of American Literatures at the Rhode Island School of Design and a translator of Greek fiction and poetry. Her full-length translations include Menis Koumandareas’s Their Smell Makes Me Want to Cry (Birmingham Modern Greek Translations, 2004); Elias Maglinis’s The Interrogation (Birmingham Modern Greek Translations, 2013), which was short-listed for the 2014 Greek National Translation Award and granted the 2013 Modern Greek Studies Association’s Constantinides Memorial Translation Prize; Tatiana Averoff’s: Portrait of the Politician as a Young Man (Peter Lang, Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies, 2018); M. Karagatsis, The Great Chimera (Aiora, 2019); Amanda Michalopoulou’s God’s Wife (Dalkey Archive, 2019), which was short-listed for that year’s National Translation Award in the US. She is the recipient of a 2022 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship to translate M. Karagatsis’s Junkermann. Her translation of Christos Chomenidis’s Niki is forthcoming from the Other Press.