Sue Burke

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Sue Burke
Born1955
Occupation
  • Writer
  • translator
Known for

Sue Burke (born 1955) is an American writer and translator. She has written the science fiction novel Semiosis (2018) and its sequel, Interference (2019). Semiosis attracted favorable attention and acclaim and appeared on numerous lists of the best books of 2018.

Awards[edit]

In 2017, Burke received the Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation from the American Translators Association for her English translation of an excerpt from Joseph de la Vega’s Confusión de confusiones, written in Spanish in 1688.[1] The book, the first analysis of stock markets ever written, was a commission from Bolsas y Mercados Españoles for an institutional gift.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Burke grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin. She moved with her husband, a trilingual businessman, to Madrid, Spain, in December 1999.[2][3] She moved to Chicago in July 2016.[4]

Partial bibliography[edit]

Translations[edit]

  • Amadis of Gaul Book I (January 2012, BurglarHouse Books) – translation from the Spanish of Amadís de Gaula (1508) by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo
  • Confusion of Confusions (December 2016, Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) – translation from the Spanish of Confusión de Confusiones (1688) by Joseph de la Vega
  • Amadis of Gaul Book II (September 2017, BurglarHouse Books) – translation from the Spanish of Amadís de Gaula (1508) by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo
  • Amadis of Gaul Book III (January 2018, BurglarHouse Books) – translation from the Spanish of Amadís de Gaula (1508) by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo
  • Canción Antigua – An Old Song: Anthology of Poems (April 2018) – with Christian Law, translation from the Spanish of poems by Vicente Núñez
  • Amadis of Gaul Book IV (November 2018, BurglarHouse Books) – translation from the Spanish of Amadís de Gaula (1508) by Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo

Novels[edit]

Novelettes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sue Burke (BA '77) Awarded Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation – Alumni". University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. April 11, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Valenzuela, Liliana (November 12, 2018). "Interview with Sue Burke, 2016 winner of the Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation – The Chronicle". American Translators Association. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Sue Burke". Goodreads. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "About". Sue Burke. October 31, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Sue Burke". Macmillan Publishers. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
  6. ^ "Immunity Index". macmillan.com. Retrieved April 29, 2021.

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