Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017
About Catherine Hammond
Catherine Hammond’s translation from the Spanish of Olvido García Valdés’ collection And We Were All Alive / Y todos estábamos vivos, 2007 winner of Spain’s National Poetry Prize, comes from Cardboard House Press. Her volume of selected poems by Mexican poet, Carmen Boullosa, was a finalist in Drunken Boat’s book contest in 2015. Her own poetry has appeared in many national magazines, gathering three Pushcart nominations. Hammond's undergraduate degree in Spanish comes from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She earned her MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University.