Alexis Levitin translates works from Portugal, Brazil, and Ecuador. His forty books of translation include Clarice Lispector's  Soulstorm and Eugenio de Andrade's Forbidden Words, both from New Directions. In 2010, he edited Brazil: A Traveler’s Literary Companion (Whereabouts Press). More recent books include Blood of the Sun by Brazil’s Salgado Maranhão (Milkweed Editions, 2012), The Art of Patience by Portugal’s Eugenio de Andrade (Red Dragonfly Press, 2013), Tobacco Dogs by Ecuador’s Ana Minga (The Bitter Oleander Press, 2013), 28 Portuguese Poets, with Richard Zenith (Dedalus Press, Dublin, 2015), Destruction in the Afternoon by Ecuador’s Santiago Vizcaino (Dialogos Books, 2015), Exemplary Tales by Portugal’s leading woman writer, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (Tagus Press, September, 2015), and Tiger Fur by Brazil’s Salgado Maranhão (White Pine Press, September, 2015).