George Bert Henson

gbhensonGeorge Bert Henson is a translator of contemporary Latin American prose and lecturer of Spanish at the University of Oklahoma. His translations have appeared previously in The Kenyon Review, Words Without Borders, The Literary Review, Asymptote, and Your Impossible Voice, and include works by Elena Poniatowska, Miguel Barnet, Andrés Neuman, Alberto Chimal, Claudia Salazar, and Emerio Medina. His translation of Sergio Pitol’s The Art of Flight, The Journey, and The Magician of Vienna were published by Deep Vellum Publishing. In addition to teaching and translation, he is a contributing editor for World Literature Today and translation editor for Latin American Literature Today.