Samantha Schnee

Samantha Schnee


Samantha Schnee is the founding editor of Words Without Borders. Her translation of Jeannette Clariond’s GODDESSES OF WATER was published by World Poetry Editions in September and selected for the Academy of American Poets’ 2022 Featured Fall Books. Her translation of Carmen Boullosa’s TEXAS: THE GREAT THEFT was shortlisted for the PEN America Translation Prize in 2015 and her translation of Boullosa’s EL LIBRO DE EVA, which was shortlisted for the Mario Vargas Llosa Biennial Novel Prize, is published by Deep Vellum this month. She is the recipient of a 2023 National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship to translate Boullosa’s novel EL COMPLOT DE LOS ROMÁNTICOS.

Events with Samantha Schnee

Translation Slam

11 May 2023
6:00 pm
AIA Center for Architecture - Room 532