About me

MFA in Poetry from the Univ. of Iowa Writers’ Workshop (2016) and MFA in Literary Translation from the Translation Workshop at the University of Iowa (2017). ALTA Travel Fellow 2016. I work as the Program Manager of The American Literary Translators’ Association (ALTA). Former Fall Residency Assistant at the International Writing Program and former Contributing Editor of the “En Español” column of Little Village Magazine. I write poems and translate from Spanish and collaboratively from Swedish.

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Contact: kelsivanada@gmail.com


[photo credit: Nicolás Giussani]






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