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Peter Bush

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Peter Bush is a freelance literary translator living in Barcelona. He met Jorge Yglesias in Havana in 1992 when researching The Voice of the Turtle, an anthology of Cuban Stories (Grove) and is now working on a book of his prose and poetry. He has translated Cuban poets, Orlando Gonzalez Esteva, Alejandra Molina and Rolando Sánchez Mejías for City Lights who will publish his translation of Nuria Amat’s Queen Cocaine. He is currently translating Máscaras, by Cuban writer Leonardo Padura for the Bitter Lemon Press. He was until recently Director of the British Centre for Literary Translation

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