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Diane Arnson Svarlien earned a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Texas at Austin, and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky. She has published three volumes of verse translations of the plays of Euripides with Hackett Publishing: Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus (2007), Andromache, Hecuba, Trojan Women (2012), and Ion, Helen, Orestes (2016). Her Euripides translations are widely performed, and she has translated Aristophanes' Frogs, in collaboration with Mike Lippman and Amy R. Cohen, for the October 2016 Randolph College Greek Play. Her verse translations of Sappho, Semonides, Theocritus, Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid have appeared in various journals and anthologies. She is the Poetry Editor for translations and original Latin and Greek verse for the journal Classical Outlook.

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