Ekaterina Petrova is a literary translator and nonfiction writer. She holds an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, where she was awarded the Iowa Arts Fellowship and helped edit the Exchanges Journal of Literary Translation. Currently based in Bulgaria, she teaches translation at Sofia University. Ekaterina has been a translator-in-residence at Art Omi Translation Lab in Ghent, NY; the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, UK; the Prishtina Has No River program in Kosovo; and Open Letter Books in Rochester, NY. Her translations and nonfiction writing have appeared in various Bulgarian and English-language publications, including EuropeNow, Ninth Letter, Drunken Boat, Vagabond, Dnevnik, Capital, and Balkan Travellers.