Kristin Dykstra is a writer, literary translator, and scholar. Her poetry collection Dissonance: Its Ridgelines / Disonancia: Perfil de laderas is forthcoming with Rialta in a bilingual edition, tr. Tina Escaja. Dykstra’s translation of Amanda Berenguer’s collection, The Lady of Elche, is forthcoming from Veliz Books in 2023. Dykstra is principal translator of The Winter Garden Photograph, by Reina María Rodríguez, Winner of the 2020 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation and Finalist for the National Translation Award. She has translated several books by Omar Pérez: Cubanology, Did You Hear About the Fighting Cat?, and Something of the Sacred, as well as editing pages with audio and commentary involving Pérez at Jacket2. Dykstra’s own poems appeared recently in Lana Turner 13 and 15, Seedings, Almost Island, Clade Song, The Hopper; bilingually in La Noria, El Nieuwe Acá and Distropika (tr. Escaja), and Acrobata (tr. F. Martins). Her recent translations and reviews appeared in a variety of venues, some of which are Astra, Asymptote, Chicago Review, Big Other, Latin American Literature Today, The Common, Two Lines, and The Rumpus.