Wendeline A. Hardenberg (b. 1983) first became curious about translation as an undergrad at Smith College, where she ultimately translated part of a Ravalec novel from French as a portion of her Honors Thesis in Comparative Literature. After a dual Masters degree in Comparative Literature (with a focus on translation) and Library Science at Indiana University-Bloomington, she has gone on to a dual career as a librarian and a translator. Learning new languages and trying to translate from them is one her favorite hobbies. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.