Lisa Dillman-Such Small Hands

Lisa Dillman


Lisa Dillman is a literary translator and teaches in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Emory University. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the 2016 Best Translated Book Award for her translation of Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World. She is currently working on Dog, a novel by Colombian writer Pilar Quintana, and The El Bordo Mine Fire, by Yuri Herrera. In 2018 she won the Oxford Weidenfeld Prize for her translation of Andrés Barba’s Such Small Hands.