"Companhia" (2014) by   Bia Wouk

"Companhia" (2014) by Bia Wouk


I am a writer, editor, and translator living in Brooklyn, New York. As a senior editor at Hyperallergic, I write a fair amount about art and visual culture. My writing and literary translations have been published in Asymptote Journal, Guernica, Hyperallergic, n+1, The Nation, the Paris Review Daily, The Millions, Stonecutter Journal, Words Without Borders, and other places.

In September 2017, I published my translations of the contemporary Brazilian poet Ana Martins Marques in a book titled This House, published by Scrambler Books. I am also currently translating a poetry collection by Paulo Leminski.  

I have a master’s degree in Cultural Reporting & Criticism from New York University and a bachelor’s in English from Barnard College. 

In the past, I’ve given gallery tours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and was a DJ on college radio (you can check out my WNYU archive here, where I pair Brazilian music with its influences).