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Ilze Duarte translates fiction by contemporary Brazilian authors from the original Portuguese to English. Her translations of short stories by João Anzanello Carrascoza and Marilia Arnaud appear in literary magazines in the U.S. and U.K. She is a recipient of the Sundial House 2024 Literary Translation Award, which includes the upcoming publication of her translation of Marilia Arnaud's short story collection The Book of Affects. Ilze is seeking a publisher for her translations of two novels by Arnaud.

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To be published in December 2024 by Sundial House

The Book of Affects can be preordered from 

Amazon (U.S. and U.K.) | Boulder Bookstore | Mac's Backs | Politics and Prose | The Learned Owl  The Odyssey Bookstore | Blackstone Bookstore | The Nile | Newton Bookshop | Buxton Village Books

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Ilze also writes short prose of her own. In May 2024, she joined Betty Books, an imprint of WTAW Press, as an author-member. Ilze's debut short story collection The Heart Beats Faster is slated for publication in late 2025. 

To find out more about Betty Books, visit the WTAW website.

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