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Will Vanderhyden is a translator of Spanish-language literature with a BA in History from Lawrence University and an MA in Literary Translation from the University of Rochester. He has translated nine books of fiction for publication and his translations and writing have appeared in online and print publications like Granta, Two Lines, The Literary Review, The Scofield, The Arkansas International, Literary Hub, Bomb Magazine, Purple, Future Tense, and Southwest Review. His translations include work by Carlos Labbé, Rodrigo Fresán, Fernanda García Lao, Juan Villoro, Laura Fernández, Dainerys Machado Vento, Camila Fabbri, Juan Ignacio Boido, Andrés Felipe Solano, and Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill, among others. He received a residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation in 2015 and National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowships in 2016 and 2023. In 2018, his translation of The Invented Part by Rodrigo Fresán won the Best Translated Book Award for fiction.