João Anzanello Carrascoza is an award-winning writer and professor at the University of São Paulo’s School of Communication and Arts. He is the author of the novels Notebook of a Missing Person and At 7 and At 40, and the short-story collections The Volume of Silence, Thorns and Pins, and Small Loves. His work has been translated into Croatian, French, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish. English translations of his short stories have appeared in Words Without Borders and Granta.
Ilze Duarte translates works by contemporary Brazilian authors and writes short stories of her own. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Milpitas, California. “Sea” is her first published literary translation.