The tips and sources on this page can help you find translations of individual works or bibliographies of works translated into English from other languages. See additional recommendations in the Oxford Guide to Library Research.
The Complete Review Guide to Contemporary World Fiction by Michael Orthofer
Arranged by region, country, and language, entries illuminate the fiction of individual nations, cultures, and peoples, while concise biographies sketch the careers of noteworthy authors. Also available at the New York Public Library in print and as an eBook.
The Complete Review Guide to Contemporary World Fiction Website
This website compliments the print book. Click on "Links" and then "Inter/national sites" to reach list of websites arranged alphabetically by country "specializing in international fiction, as well as national sites supporting domestic literature in translation."
Latin American Women Writers: A Resource Guide to Titles in English by Kathy S. Leonard
"This reference includes all forms of narrative-short story, autobiography, novel, novel excerpt, and others-by Latin American women dating from 1898 to 2007. More than 3,000 individual titles are included by more than 500 authors. This includes nearly 200 anthologies, more than 100 autobiographies/biographies or other narrative, and almost 250 novels written by more than 100 authors from 16 different countries."
Index to Translated Short Fiction by Latin American Women in English Language Anthologies - Compiled by Kathy S. Leonard
The first part of the volume contains entries for 165 anthologies published between 1938 and 1996. The entries are arranged alphabetically by editor or author and each provides full bibliographic information and a list of all short stories and novel excerpts by Latin American women authors contained in the work. ... The additional indexes allow the user to locate short fiction by author, country, and title. The volume concludes with a list of bibliographies of Latin American literature in translation."
A quick way to find out whether a work in English has been translated into another language is to search the catalog of the national library where the language is spoken.
You can find libraries on the website LibWeb, Library Servers via WWW.
Search the library catalog by Author, then limit to the language you are seeking.