Catherine Hammond

Catherine Hammond translates the poetry of Carmen Boullosa from the Spanish. Another translation, “Angel Sound, Mexico City,” was published in American Poetry Review. Hammond has also translated the work of Venezuelan poet, María Auxiliadora Álvarez, and of the Spanish poet, Olvido García Valdés, winner of Spain’s Premio Nacional 2007. Poems from that book, Y todos estábamos vivos, appear as a chapbook, House Surrounded by Scaffold from Mid-American Review. Hammond also has translations in Field, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Drunken Boat, Words without Borders, and many other national magazines. She has three Pushcart nominations for her own poetry.