Martín Espada

has published sixteen books as a poet, editor, and translator, including The Republic of Poetry (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Alabanza: New and Selected Poems, A Mayan Astronomer in Hell’s Kitchen, and Imagine the Angels of Bread (winner of an American Book Award), all from W.W. Norton.  He has recently released poetry collections in Spain, Puerto Rico, Chile, and England.  The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he teaches in the English Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.