Sergio Waisman is a translator, writer, and Professor of Spanish and Latin American literature at The George Washington University. He has translated the work of Leopoldo Lugones, Juana Manuela Gorriti, Delmira Agustini, Mariano Azuela, Ricardo Piglia, and Juan José Saer, among others. His book Borges and Translation: The Irreverence of the Periphery (2005) has been published in English, Spanish, and Italian. In 2000, he received an NEA Translation Fellowship Award for his work with Ricardo Piglia’s La Ciudad Ausente/The Absent City. http://sergiowaisman.weebly.com.