was born in the city of Concepcion in southern Chile. She is the author of Exiliana (2007) and House (2007) and founder of Marick Press. Her work has appeared in Passages North, Cerise Press, Washington Square Review and elsewhere. She holds a bachelor’s in journalism from Wayne State University and a master’s of fine arts in creative writing from New England College. Her forthcoming publications include several translations including Canto General by Pablo Neruda (Tupelo Press, 2013). She is Honorary Consul of Chile in Michigan.