Ruben Quesada is the author of Next Extinct Mammal and Exiled from the Throne of Night: Selected Translations of Luis Cernuda. He is currently editing of a volume of essays by contemporary Latinx poets on poetry, Latino Poetics (University of New Mexico Press).
A gifted writer, editor, and translator with over a decade of practical experience and training, Quesada serves as faculty at Northwestern University, The School of the Art Institute, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Columbia College Chicago, and UCLA, where he teaches Latinx literatures, literary translation, editing, and poetry writing.
Quesada is the founder of the Latinx Writers Caucus, which meets annually at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference and serves to connect and advocate Latinx and Latin American poets and writers from around the world.
Revelations, a chapbook of poetry and translations, is forthcoming in November from Sibling Rivalry Press.