Elizabeth Lowe translates Brazilian and Lusophone writers, including Clarice Lispector, Rubem Fonseca, Nélida Piñon, Teolinda Gersão, and Antônio Lobo Antunes. She was recognized by the Brazilian Academy of Letters for her re-translation of the iconic work on the Brazilian backlands by Euclides da Cunha, Os Sertões (1903), Backlands: The Canudos Campaign (2010). She is a National Endowment for the Arts Literary Translation Fellow for 2020-2021, and she won a Fulbright Scholar award for teaching and research in Brazil in 2021. Lowe is a faculty member in the New York University M.S. in Translation and Interpreting program.