Native Spanish speaking professional translator and interpreter with over 15 years of experience. In 2010 published a translation of "El Canto de las Moscas"/ "Song of the Flies ", a book of poetry by the late Colombian author Maria Mercedes Carranza. The book has been nominated for the 2010 Northern California Book Award in Translation. Professional credentials obtained at San Francisco State University include an M.A. in Comparative Literature, B.A. in Journalism, and a Certificate in Legal/Court Interpretation. I specialize in literary and legal translations. As an interpreter, I concentrate on depositions, medical evaluations and consultations, immigration interviews, Department of Industrial Relations hearings and conferences, and Workers’ Compensation hearings. Since 2008 Community Interpreter for the San Francisco Unified School District.