Ruben Quesada, Ph.D. is editor of Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry, author of Revelations, Next Extinct Mammal, and translator of Exiled from the Throne of Night: Selected Translations of Luis Cernuda. His writing appears in Harvard Review, Best American Poetry, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. He has served as an editor and coordinator for The Rumpus, Kenyon Review. AGNI, Pleiades, Publishing Triangle Awards, and PEN America Literary Awards. He hosts a monthly literary broadcast called the Mercy Street Readings and serves on the board of Foglifter Press and the National Book Critics Circle. He lives in Chicago.