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from the May 2007 issue

Ballad of Ventas Prison

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From Cuerda de Presas. Copyright © 2001 by Jorge Garcia and Fidel Martinez. Published by agreement with Astiberri ediciones. Translation copyright © 2007 by Anna Kushner. All rights reserved.

Translated from Spanish by Anna Kushner

Anna Kushner translates from Spanish, French, and Portuguese. She is the translator of the books The Halfway House by Guillermo Rosales (New Directions), The Autobiography of Fidel Castro by Norberto Fuentes (W.W. Norton), Jerusalem by Gonçalo Tavares (Dalkey Archive), Leapfrog by Guillermo Rosales (New Directions), and The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Her translation of Leonardo Padura’s novel Heretics will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in Spring 2017. Her writing has appeared in Dzanc Books Best of the Web 2008, The Bucks County Writer, Crab Orchard Review, Ep;phany, and Wild River Review.

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