Margaret Jull Costa

Margaret Jull Costa

Margaret Jull Costa has been a literary translator for over twenty years and has translated many novels and short stories by Portuguese, Spanish and Latin American writers, including Javier Marías, Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago. In 2008 she won the PEN Book-of-the-Month Translation Prize for her version of Eça de Queíroz’s masterpiece The Maias. She was awarded the Permio Valle Inclán in 2010 for her translation of Bernardo Atxaga’s The Accordionist’s Son.