Ruben Quesada is author of Next Extinct Mammal and Exiled from the Throne of Night: Selected Translations of Luis Cernuda. His poems and translations have appeared in the Best American Poetry series, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, and other anthologies and journals. Quesada has been awarded fellowships and grants from Vermont Studio Center, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and Santa Fe Art Institute. His chapbook of poetry and literary translations, Revelations, is available from Sibling Rivalry Press. He has taught poetry at Northwestern University, The School of the Art Institute, Vermont College of Fine Arts, and UCLA Writers’ Program. He served formerly as contributing editor of Chicago Review of Books, essays editor of The Rumpus, and blogger at Ploughshares. Currently, he serves as a blogger at Kenyon Review and as poetry editor at AGNI.


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