Patricia Felisa Barbeito

Patricia Felisa Barbeito is Professor of American Literatures at the Rhode Island School of Design and a translator of Greek fiction and poetry.   She is co-translator (with Vangelis Calotychos) of Menis Koumandareas’s Their Smell Makes Me Want to Cry (Birmingham Modern Greek Translations, 2004) and translator of Elias Maglinis’s The Interrogation (Birmingham Modern Greek Translations, 2013), for which she received the 2013 Modern Greek Studies Association’s Constantinides Memorial Translation Prize and was short-listed for the 2014 Greek National Translation Award..  Her translations of Greek poems and short fiction have appeared in Words Without BordersInTranslation, the Asymptote blog, and eXchanges.  She is currently working on a book about the writer Chester Himes.