Mónica de la Torre

Mónica de la Torre is a poet, translator, and scholar born and raised in Mexico City. Her most recent book is Repetition Nineteen, which centers on experimental translation. Other books include The Happy End/All Welcome—a riff on Kafka’s Amerika—and Public Domain.She has published several books in Spanish, including Taller de Taquimecanografía, written jointly with the eponymous women artists’ collective she co-founded. She is a contributing editor to BOMB Magazine; an editor for Señal, Ugly Duckling Presse’s chapbook series of Latin American poetry in translation; and with Alex Balgiu, co-edited the anthology Women in Concrete Poetry 1959–79. Her work has appeared in Midst, Artforum, Granta, the Believer, the Paris Review, and NY Review, among other publications. Recent prose can be found in Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s Photostats and as an afterword to George Perec’s Ellis Island. She teaches at Brooklyn College.