Kelsi Vanada holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa. Her translations include Sergio Espinosa’s Into Muteness (Hacia la mudez) (Veliz Books, 2020) and Berta García Faet’s The Eligible Age (La edad de merecer) (Song Bridge Press, 2018), and she is the author of the poetry chapbook Rare Earth (Finishing Line Press, 2020). Kelsi is the Program Manager of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) in Tucson, Arizona.