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About Katherine Hedeen

Katherine Hedeen came to Kenyon College in 2001. Her teaching and research interests include literary translation and translation studies, Spanish-Caribbean literatures and cultures, and U.S. Latino literatures. Her work as a literary translator has appeared in some of the most prestigious and well-known journals in America and the UK.
Among her latest publications are thaw (Arc Publications, 2013), a recent poetry collection by Víctor Rodríguez Núñez and Every Good Heart Is a Telescope: Early Poems (Toad Press, 2013), a chapbook of Rodríguez Núñez’s early poetry. Other book-length translations include collections by Juan Bañuelos, Juan Calzadilla, Marco Antonio Campos, Luis García Montero, Juan Gelman, Fayad Jamís, José Emilio Pacheco, and Ida Vitale.
She is an associate editor of Earthwork’s Latin American Poetry in Translation Series for Salt Publishing and the recipient of a 2009-10 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Project Grant.


Present NEH Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Spanish, Kenyon College

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P: (740) 427-5063
Ascension Hall 009


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