David A. Petreman is Professor Emeritus in Latin American Literature at Wright State University. He has published several books on Chilean literature and translations of several writers and poets. His poetry can be found in Candlelight in Quintero (Dos Madres Press, 2011) and Francisco in the Days of Exile (Finishing Line Press, 2008).�� He has published numerous articles on Latin American literature and also published poetry in many U.S. and Canadian literary journals. His poetry has won both regional and national awards in the U.S. Petreman has traveled extensively throughout the Hispanic world, including twelve trips to Chile, where he has given lectures and poetry readings. In 2001 LOM Ediciones (Santiago, Chile) published in a bilingual edition Marino Muñoz Lagos's Los rostros de la lluvia/The Faces of Rain with Petreman's translations.