Dorothy Potter Snyder


Dorothy Potter Snyder writes fiction and essays, and translates literature from Spanish, including works by Mónica Lavín (Mexico), Almudena Sánchez (Spain), Karla Suárez (Cuba), Juan Carlos Garvayo (Spain), and Óscar González (Colombia). Her translations have appeared in The Sewanee Review, Surreal Poetics, Two Lines, Review: Literature and Art of the Americas, and Exile Quarterly. She contributes to Public Seminar, Potent Magazine, and La Gaceta de Tucumán (Argentina) in English and Spanish. Her stories have appeared in The Write Launch and East by Northeast. She taught Spanish language at Yeshiva University and The New School for Social Research and has collaborated on Spanish curriculum development for Berlitz International and scores of public service organizations. She holds a BA from Yale University, an MFA from The Sewanee School of Letters, and is a member of the Under the Volcano writing community in Tepoztlán, México. She lives and works in Hillsborough, NC. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.