Ruben Quesada / Visiting Faculty / Poetry, Editing

Ruben Quesada, credit: Katie Smith

Ruben Quesada (MFA, PhD) is editor of the forthcoming volume of essays Latino Poetics, from University of New Mexico Press, author of Next Extinct Mammal, and translator of the early 20th century Spanish poet, Luis Cernuda, Exiled from the Throne of Night. His work focuses on place, science, the metaphysical.

He is Editor of Queen Mob’s Tea House, Contributing Editor at the Chicago Review of Books, Blogger at Ploughshares, and Founder of the Latino Caucus, which meets annually at AWP. His writing and poetry films have been featured at the Poetry Foundation, the Art Institute of Chicago, Best American Poetry blog, The American Poetry Review, Southern Humanities Review, TriQuarterly, Stand, and elsewhere.