Amanda Powell, poet and translator, teaches Spanish/Latin American literature and translation at the University of Oregon. Her translations of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poetry and prose appear in Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works (New Mexico, 1989). With Electa Arenal, she edited and translated The Answer/ La Respuesta by Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (The Feminist Press, 1994). Her poems appear in a variety of anthologies and journals, including From Here We Speak: Oregon Poets and Agni, Mudfish, Northwest Review, Partisan Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, Sinister Wisdom, and Women's Review of Books.
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