“Two Lines is perhaps that mysterious foreigner moved to town—that tall, darkly dressed foreigner knowledgeable of things about which the rest of us are only dimly aware.” — Travis Kurowski, Poets & Writers

.Two Lines is a twice-yearly journal of translation. For 20 years, it has ranked among the leading journals of international literature.

Its success is fueled by some of the very best writers and translators at work today, among them Lydia Davis, Luc Sante, Roberto Bolaño, Edith Grossman, Margaret Jull Costa, and César Aira. Each issue brings a mixture of major international stars, beloved regional writers, and up-and-comers.

Two Lines publishes translations of prose and poetry, as well as essays that delve into issues surrounding translation and interviews with fascinating members of the world literature scene.

Each issue of the journal runs approximately 200 pages and costs $10.00.

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“[E]ndeavors such as Two Lines . . . are on the front lines of expanding our access to literary voices that would otherwise be simply inaccessible to American readers.” — Los Angeles Review of Books

“[A]n international tasting menu. Sweet, savory, with a bit of meat and delightful to the senses.” — Cathy Langer, Tattered Cover Bookstore

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