María José Giménez

María José Giménez (mariajosetranslates.com) is a Venezuelan-Canadian poet and translator. Recipient of a 2016 Gabo Prize for Translation and fellowships from the NEA, The Banff International Literary Translation Centre, and the Katharine Bakeless Nason Endowment, María José is co-director of Montreal’s collective The Apostles Review (apostlesreview.com) and Assistant Translation Editor for Drunken Boat. (www.drunkenboat.com)


Montreal, Zero Hour by Alejandro Saravia, translated by María José Giménez

    “You see,” Carmencita Liang said in English on a February evening in Montreal, drinking Spanish wine in her small apartment near Place-des-Arts metro station, “in China we keep our ancestors’ last name for generations. That’s how we know where we come from. We’re not like you. You only […]