Ezra E. Fitz began his literary life at Princeton University, studying under the tutelage of James Irby, C.K. Williams, and Jonathan Galassi. His senior thesis was described by the late Robert Fagles as “a heartening manifesto” on the art of translation.
Since then, he has worked with Grammy winning musician Juanes, Emmy winning journalist Jorge Ramos, and the king of soccer himself, Pelé. His translations of contemporary Latin American literature by Alberto Fuguet and Eloy Urroz have been praised by The New York Times, the Washington Post, The New Yorker, and The Believer, among other publications.
His work has appeared in The Boston Review, Harper’s Magazine, and Words Without Borders, he has been awarded grants from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA), and he was a 2010 Resident at the Banff International Literary Translation Ce