Margaret Carson

Associate Professor, Modern Languages Department, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

Primary interests: literary translation as a creative practice, women surrealist artists in mid-twentieth-century Mexico City, gender and translation.

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  • Assistant ProfessorModern Languages DepartmentBorough of Manhattan Community College

Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages.

M.A. City College of New York, CUNY, English Literature.
M.A. New York University, Spanish Literature.
B.A. Bryn Mawr College.


  • Letters, Dreams & Other Writings, Remedios Varo. Trans. Margaret Carson. Cambridge, MA: Wakefield Press, 2018.
  • Baroni, a Journey, Sergio Chejfec. Trans. Margaret Carson. Kolkata: Almost Island Books, 2017. 
  • My Two Worlds, Sergio Chejfec. Trans. Margaret Carson. Rochester: Open Letter Books, 2011. 
  • Having a Ball, José Tomás de Cuéllar. Trans. Margaret Carson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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