Switchback Books
Monica de la Torre

Mónica de la Torre

Mónica de la Torre is the author of Talk Shows (Switchback Books, 2007) and Public Domain (Segue Foundation, 2008). She is the co-author of the book Appendices, Illustrations & Notes (Smart Art Press) with artist Terence Gower, and co-editor, with Michael Wiegers, of Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry (Copper Canyon Press). She edited and translated the volume Poems by Gerardo Deniz, published by Lost Roads and Taller Ditoria, and has translated numerous other Spanish-language poets. Born and raised in Mexico City, she moved to New York in 1993. She has been the poetry editor of The Brooklyn Rail since 2001 and is pursuing a PhD in Spanish Literature at Columbia University.

Sample Poems: Demolition Derby | Driven By A Strange Desire | Migrating Birds