Paula Cucurella is an essayist, poet, and translator. Her poems have been published in Mexican poetry journals (Círculo de poesía, Revista Monolito, La Rabia del Axolote, and Revista Marcapiel) and in Revista Laboratorio (Chile). She is the literary translator of El Can de Kant by David Johnson (Metales Pesados, November 2018), El Mundo en Llamas by David Johnson (Pólvora Editorial, 2019) and co-translator of Bottles to the Sea (SUNY, 2014), and of poems by Rosa Alcalá and Eileen Miles. Her academic work has been published in The New Centennial Review, Revista Laboratorio, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, and Latino Studies, among other journals. She has published two poetry books Demasiada luz para hacer poesía was published in 2020 (Dobleaeditores, Santiago, Chile), and Los últimos inanes días, a collection of vignettes (December 2020, Dobleaeditores, Santiago, Chile). Her first theory book Nicanor Parra, Jacques Derrida, y la poesía en tiempos de censura: un ensayo was published this year in Chile (Pólvora Editorial, March 2021). Paula has a PhD in Comparative Literature (SUNY at Buffalo) and is currently beginning a PhD in Hispanic Studies (UC Riverside).