Suzanne Jill Levine

Suzanne Jill Levine’s most recent book is her literary biography Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions. She is a distinguished translator and professor of Latin American literature at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN Award for Career Achievement in Hispanic Studies, a Rockefeller Research Residency at the Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, PEN USA West Literary Award for Translation, and several grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the National Endowment for the Humanities.