Francisco Macías, a Mexican-born American, currently resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and works at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He has served the Library as a Senior Legal Information Analyst since 2007. He is a regular blogger for In Custodia Legis, the official blog of the Law Library of Congress. He is also currently the president of the Library of Congress Hispanic Cultural Society and a fellow of the Library of Congress Leadership Development Program. Before joining the Library of Congress, he held an eclectic array of jobs, all of which involved aspects of Spanish philology and pedagogy. Two of his translations have been published: De cruz y media luna/From Cross and Crescent Moon by Elvia Ardalani and the Selected Poems of César Antonio Molina. He also served as the coordinating editor for a joint project between the Miguel Hernández Foundation and the University of Texas-Pan American Press: a centennial anniversary edition of academic essays commemorating the work of Spanish poet and playwright Miguel Hernández titled Miguel Hernández desde América by editors Aitor L. Larrabide and Elvia Ardalani. His forthcoming work includes The Transfigured Heart by Dolores Castro and The Being of the Household Beings by Elvia Ardalani.