Eric M. B. Becker

Eric M. B. Becker is an award-winning writer, translator, and journalist from St. Paul, Minnesota. He has recently published translations of Brazilian writers Edival Lourenço, Eric Nepomuceno, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade, as well as 2014 Neustadt Prize winner Mia Couto, in the Massachusetts Review, MobyLives, and the PEN America Blog. In 2014 he was a Louis Armstrong House Museum resident and received a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for his translation of the Couto short-story collection Estórias Abensonhadas. He also serves as assistant managing editor at Asymptote.