Mónica de la Torre
Mónica de la Torre works with and between languages. Her latest book, The Happy End/All Welcome, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse, which also put out her translation of Defense of the Idol by Chilean modernist Omar Cáceres in 2018. Born and raised in Mexico City, she is a contributing editor to BOMB Magazine. Recent writing appears in Artforum, A Public Space, and The Literary Review. A new book of poems and translations, Repetition Nineteen, is forthcoming from Nightboat in 2020. She has taught at Columbia and Brown University and now teaches poetry at Brooklyn College.