KATHLEEN HEIL’s translations, poems, stories and essays appear in The Guardian, The New Yorker, Fence, Make, and many other journals. She holds an MFA from the Program in Creative Writing & Translation at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and was a 2016 NEA Literary Translation Fellow. More at kathleenheil.net.
A woman of about forty-two or forty-three often goes for walks in the Schillerwiese, a vast park in a German city. She always takes a small digital camera and spends her time there photographing little girls when they urinate behind trees.