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Elizabeth Harris

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Elizabeth Harris translates contemporary Italian fiction. Her translations have appeared in numerous literary journals and three times in Dalkey Archives' annual anthology, Best European Fiction, with work by Giulio Mozzi, Marco Candida, and Diego Marani. Her translated books include Mario Rigoni Stern's novel, Giacomo's Seasons (Autumn Hill Books) and Giulio Mozzi's story collection, This Is the Garden (Open Letter Books). Harris's awards include, for Rigoni Stern's Giacomo's Seasons, a translation prize from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Culture and a PEN/Heim Fund Grant for her translation-in-progress of Antonio Tabucchi's novel, Tristano Dies (forthcoming in 2015 with Archipelago Books). She teaches creative writing at the University of North Dakota.

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