Elena Mancini

Elena Mancini is a published German-English and Italian-English literary translator. Her published translations span the genres and include three novels as well as numerous articles of social and political commentary.

Mancini holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures and is a language, literature, and film professor at Queens College in New York City.

Mancini’s English translation of Carmen-Francesca Banciu’s Radio Play, “It’s Cold and It’s Getting So Dark” was awarded Second Prize in the 2016 Words Without Borders Radio Play Contest.


Winter 2018 (Issue 13), Farewell, Dear Comrades and Lovers!