Natasha Wimmer

Natasha Wimmer

Natasha Wimmer is an American translator best known for her translations of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño's 2666 and The Savage Detectives from Spanish into English. Wimmer learned Spanish in Spain, where she spent four years growing up.

She has also translated Nobel Prize-winner Mario Vargas Llosa's The Language of Passion, The Way to Paradise, and Letters to a Young Novelist, as well as Dirty Havana Trilogy by the Cuban novelist Pedro Juan Gutiérrez.

She received the PEN American Center Translation Prize in 2009.