Elizabeth Harris has translated fiction by Italian authors like Mario Rigoni Stern, Giulio Mozzi, and Domenico Starnone. Her translations appear in numerous literary journals and in anthologies. Her translated books include Mario Rigoni Stern's novel Giacomo's Seasons and Giulio Mozzi's story collection This Is the Garden. For Antonio Tabucchi's Tristano Dies, she received a 2013 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant. She teaches creative writing at the University of North Dakota.