About Esperanza Hope Snyder

Esperanza Hope Snyder is a native of Bogotá, Colombia. Her poems and translations have appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Gettysburg Review, Poetry Northwest, Blackbird and other journals. Former poet laureate of Shepherdstown, West Virginia and Poet in Residence at Shepherd University, she’s assistant director for Bread Loaf in Sicily and co-coordinator of the Lorca Prize. Her poetry book, Esperanza and Hope (Sheep Meadow Press), was published in 2018