Lawrence Schimel


Lawrence Schimel is a bilingual (Spanish/English) author and literary translator based in Madrid, Spain. His co-translation with Layla Benitez-James of afropean novel Hija del camino, by Lucía Mbomio Asué Rubio, won a 2022 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship. His translation of Voice of the Two Shores, by Agnès Agboton from Benin, won a PEN Translates Award from English PEN and was just published in the UK in a trilingual Gun/Spanish/English edition by flipped eye.