Hilary Vaughn Dobel was born in Seattle and lives in Boston. Her poetry and Spanish-to-English translations have appeared in Ploughshares, Kenyon Review Online, Boston Review, and the New York Times. She is the translator of Nine Coins by Carlos Pintado (Akashic Books) and The Clouds by Juan José Saer (Open Letter Books). Hilary holds an AB from Princeton University and has received fellowships from University of Chicago, Columbia University, and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, where she is in residence as a fellow for 2016-2017. She is an editor at Circumference: Poetry in Translation.