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Julie Hempel

Portrait of translator Julie Hempel

Julie Hempel

Julie Hempel is a translator from Spanish. Her primary interests are Mexican literature and works by Asian Peruvian writers. She has a PhD from the University of Michigan in Latin American literature and teaches at Austin College, where she is the director of the Center for Southwestern and Mexican Studies. She has translated works by Aurora Velasco, Carmen Villoro, Erik de Luna, and Siu Kam Wen.

Articles by Julie Hempel

The Final Stretch
By Siu Kam Wen
The old woman refused to wear any clothing she had not sewn herself.
Translated from Spanish by Julie Hempel