Vivian Arimany is a Guatemalan poet, translator, and scholar. Her poetry has been published in Guatemala by Fundación Yaxs; her translations of Frida Kahlo’s interviews appeared in the anthology Frida Kahlo: The Last Interview And Other Conversations (Melville House, 2020). As an academic, Vivian recently completed a master’s thesis on queerness and symbolism of nature […]
David Unger, a Guatemalan-born novelist and translator, received Guatemala’s Miguel Angel Asturias Literature Prize in 2014 for lifetime achievement. He has published The Mastermind (2016; sold into 9 language markets), El precio de la fuga (2014), La Casita (2009). In 2011 he published Para Mi, Eres Divina (Random House Mondadori, Mexico) and The Price of Escape (New York: Akashic Books). He is also the author of Ni chicha, ni […]
Marcela Valdes is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine who specializes in writing about Latino and Latin American politics and culture. She has received both a Nieman Fellowship in Journalism from Harvard University and a Roger Shattuck Award for Criticism from the Center for Fiction.
Rodrigo Fuentes is the author of the story collection Trucha panza arriba (translated into English as Trout Belly Up), which was shortlisted for the 2018 Premio Hispanoamericano de Cuento Gabriel García Márquez and awarded the Premio Carátula Centroamericano de Cuento. His most recent book is the nonfiction novel Mapa de otros mundos. He lives between Providence and Guatemala.
Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author of Sidewalks, Faces in the Crowd, The Story of My Teeth; Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions and Lost Children Archive. She […]