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image (1)Elizabeth Bryer is a writer and translator from Australia.

Her essays and short fiction have appeared in The Lifted BrowSeizure, Hotel AmerikaMeanjin, Griffith ReviewKill Your Darlings, Mascara Literary ReviewEtchingsVerity LaSydney Review of BooksInside Story, harvest and HEAT, and have also been broadcast on ABC Radio National and anthologised in Best Australian Science Writing. Translations of Carlos Yushimito, Claudia Salazar Jiménez, Aleksandra Lun and Melba Escobar have appeared in The Lifted BrowOverlandAsymptote, and Words without Borders.

Blood of the Dawn, her translation of Claudia Salazar Jiménez’s Americas Prize–winning novel, is out with Deep Vellum Publishing (North America).

In 2017 she is a recipient of a PEN America/Heim Translation Fund Grant to translate Aleksandra Lun’s The Palimpsests.

She is translations editor of TLB Society Inc.’s book imprint, Brow Books, and its flagship print quarterly, The Lifted Brow, and in 2016 she curated Edition 4 of Seizure, which she dedicated to translation.

She divides her time between Melbourne, Australia, on the never-ceded lands of the Wurundjeri people, and Arequipa, Peru. She grew up in Heyfield, Victoria.

You can get in touch by emailing ekbryer@gmail.com.