Janet Hendrickson translates from Spanish and Portuguese. Her experimental translation of Treasure of the Castilian or Spanish Language (New Directions, 2019), a seventeenth-century dictionary by Sebastián de Covarrubias, was longlisted for a PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. She also translated The Future Is Not Ours (ed. Diego Trelles Paz, Open Letter, 2012), an anthology of new Latin American fiction. She holds a PhD in Romance Studies from Cornell and an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Iowa.