Megan McDowell is a Spanish-language literary translator from Kentucky. Her works include books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Lina Meruane, Mariana Enríquez, Álvaro Bisama, and Arturo Fontaine. Her translations have been published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Words Without Borders, Mandorla, and VICE, among other publications. Her translation of Zambra’s novel Ways of Going Home won an English PEN Award for writing in translation in 2013. She lives in Santiago, Chile.