Author: Monica de la Torre (Translator)

Mónica de la Torre's books include THE HAPPY END / ALL WELCOME (Ugly Duckling Presse) and PUBLIC DOMAIN (Roof Books). A native of Mexico City, she has translated Latin American poets and co-edited several multilingual anthologies, most notably Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry (Copper Canyon). Her work has been published in magazines such as Aufgabe, Convolution, frieze, and The New Yorker, as well as anthologies and exhibit catalogs including Xul Solar and Jorge Luis Borges: The Art of Friendship, Corrected Slogans (Triple Canopy), and The Animated Reader (The New Museum). She was the recipient of a Lannan Foundation residency in 2014. She teaches in the creative writing MFA program at Columbia University and is BOMB Magazine's senior editor.

Defense of the Idol
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Defense of the Idol

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Branded a "poète maudit" for the cryptic circumstances surrounding his life and death, Omar Cáceres once tried to destroy all copies of his one and only book. The myth around him survived thanks to the inclusion of fifteen poems from DEFENSE...

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