ÚRSULA STARKE (Chile, 1983) is a writer with an educational background in the history of art, the promotion of reading, and cultural management. She is the author of four books of poetry: Obertura (Maipo Ediciones, 2000), Ático (Editorial Cuarto Propio, 2007), Artificio (Ediciones Colectivas Periféricas, 2013), and a volume spanning work from 2007 to 2015, Prótesis (Bokeh, 2016). The recipient of multiple awards and prizes, she has taught creative writing workshops for over a decade and has also participated in multidisciplinary works incorporating music, photography, and performance.
JONATHAN SIMKINS lives in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of two chapbooks of poetry and the translator of Creationism (The Lune, forthcoming 2018) by Vicente Huidobro, and The Treasure of the Llanganates (PUMAEDITORES, forthcoming 2017), a play by Paúl Puma. His translations of Ernesto Noboa y Caamaño have appeared in all the sins, Hinchas de Poesía, Peacock Journal, The Ofi Press, and Visitant, and his translations of Úrsula Starke have appeared or are forthcoming in Coucou Home, Deluge, Guernica, and Menacing Hedge.