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Rowena Galavitz, M.A.

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Specialties:

arts and humanities | literature | religion | art and art history | Mexico | Spain and Spanish America (1600-1850)

I am a copy editor, translator,  instructor, and writer/researcher who works in English and Spanish.

 

In my editing role, I copyedit and proofread nonfiction texts in the arts and humanities, trade paperbacks, and dissertations. I also edit works of fiction. As a translator, I translate academic material, art history texts, and literature from Spanish to English.

Having previously taught courses at the university level in languages, literature, and writing, I currently help advanced learners of English polish their oral and written communication skills. 

 

I write and do research about the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking countries. My academic and archival research focuses on women's literary and artistic production in early modern convents of the Spanish-speaking world. 

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Recent publications

My partial translation of Ghost Horse by Karina Sosa Castañeda was published in Latin American Literature Today's "Seeking Publisher" section. This beautiful, award-winning novel tells the story of a quirky young woman in an unusual circumstance: Ka discovers her mother, who abandoned her in childhood, has died and come back to haunt her. Read more...

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