Lizzie Davis

Lizzie Davis is an editor at Coffee House Press and translator from Spanish and Italian to English. She is privileged to acquire literary fiction and nonfiction for the press's general list as well as the translation list and is passionate about championing writing that takes risks and pushes boundaries thematically or formally. Some writers she has worked with at Coffee House include Alia Trabucco Zerán, Trisha Low, Amy Fusselman, Roque Larraquy, Vi Khi Nao, and Rodrigo Márquez Tizano, and her recent acquisitions include works by Mónica Ojeda, Poupeh Missaghi, Daniel Saldaña París, and Jamie Marina Lau. She has translated My First Bikini by Elena Medel and Ornament by Juan Cárdenas (forthcoming from Coffee House in 2020) and co-translated Valeria Luiselli's Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions with the author.