(Author portrait: "Diane in Pompeii" by Catherine Reisky Haigney, 2009.)
Diane Arnson Svarlien is a verse translator and classicist. She was schooled in languages and poetry at the University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. in Classics, M.A. in Greek), the University of Virginia (B.A. in English and Classics), and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Her latest collection of Euripides translations is Andromache, Hecuba, Trojan Women (Hackett Publishing, 2012). Her next volume will be Euripides' Ion, Helen, and Orestes (Hackett Publishing, forthcoming 2016).
A review of Diane Arnson Svarlien's translation of Medea (by David M. Schaps, in Bryn Mawr Classical Review) can be found here: http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2008/2008-06-18.html
An appreciation of her translations and of Euripides' Hecuba (by Patrick Wang, director of the acclaimed independent films "In the Family" and "The Grief of Others") can be found here:
More of her translations can be found online on Diotima:
(Semonides 7, Theocritus 11, Catullus 16, Propertius 2.26A, selections from Ovid's Amores)
A full Curriculum Vitae can be found here: http://independent.academia.edu/DianeArnsonSvarlien/CurriculumVitae