Alexis Levitin has published forty-six books in translation, mostly poetry
from Portugal, Brazil, and Ecuador. In addition to four books by Salgado Maranhão, his work includes Clarice Lispector’s Soulstorm and Eugénio de Andrade’s Forbidden Words, both from New Directions. He has served as a Fulbright Lecturer at the Universities of Oporto and Coimbra, Portugal; The Catholic University in Guayaquil, Ecuador; and the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. He has held translation residencies at the Banff Center in Canada; The European Translators Collegium in Straelen, Germany (twice); and the Rockefeller Foundation Study Center in Bellagio, Italy.