W. Nick Hill
W. Nick Hill writes, translates, and gardens in Port Townsend, Washington, where he was the PT Farmers Market manager for two seasons. His versions of poems by Jorge Fernández Granados have appeared in Literal (No. 17, 2009) and are forthcoming in 2010 as Constructed on Coincidence, the translation chapbook of Mid-American Review. Other translations include, among others, Miguel Barnet’s Autobiography of a Runaway Slave (1995), poems by David Huerta and Alvaro Mutis. Hill’s bilingual chapbook, Mundane Rights / Ritos Mundanos won a wee prize. In 2007 Curbstone Press published his translation of Ana Gloria Moya’s Heaven of Drums, winner of the Sor Juana Prize.