editorâ€™s note: due to the limitations of this genre, the information below is selective. the life of each contributor extends vastly beyond beyond the one or two sentences here.
sebastiÃ¡n antezanaÂ was born in mexico city and moved at a young age to la paz. he is ex-editor ofÂ theÂ literary supplementÂ â€œfondo negroâ€Â and author ofÂ â€˜el amor segÃºnâ€™.Â julio barrigaÂ was born in chuquisaca and lives in tarija. his work includesÂ â€˜versos perversosâ€™Â andÂ â€˜luciÃ©rnaga sangranteâ€™.Â edmundo camargoÂ was born in sucre and died in cochabamba, the year his book of poemsÂ â€˜del tiempo de la muerteâ€™Â was published.Â Ã³scar cerrutoÂ was born and died in la paz. his work includesÂ â€˜estrella segregadaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜reverso de la transparenciaâ€™.Â Â juan cristÃ³bal macleanÂ was born in cochabamba and author ofÂ â€™transectosâ€™Â andÂ â€™fe de erranciasâ€™.Â liliana colanziÂ is the author ofÂ â€˜vacaciones permanentesâ€™Â andÂ â€˜la olaâ€™. this year dalkey archive press will publish an english translation of her work.Â ted dodsonÂ is circulation directorÂ of BOMB magazine and author ofÂ â€˜pop! in springâ€™.Â born in the mojave desert,Â forrest ganderÂ has written the poetry booksÂ â€˜core samples from the worldâ€™Â andÂ â€˜eye against eyeâ€™Â and the novelÂ â€˜the traceâ€™.Â claudio iglesiasÂ is an art critic in buenos aires, author ofÂ â€˜antologÃa del decadentismo francÃ©sâ€™,Â â€˜falsa concienciaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜rubias teÃ±idasâ€™.Â kent johnson‘s body of meta-fictional workÂ includesÂ â€˜works and days of the fÃ©nÃ©on collectiveâ€™Â andÂ â€˜hotel lautreamontâ€™, contemporary poetry from uruguay.Â eduardo mitreÂ was born in oruro and is the author ofÂ â€˜mirabiliaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜elegÃa a una muchachaâ€™.Â hilda mundyÂ wroteÂ â€˜pirotecniaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜cosas de fondo: impresiones de la guerra del chaco y otros escritosâ€™, published posthumously.Â humberto quinoÂ lives in la paz and is the author ofÂ â€˜delirio de un fauno en la avenida buenos aires a las 12 & 45â€™Â andÂ â€˜diccionario herÃ©ticoâ€™.Â raÃºl otero reicheÂ is the author ofÂ â€˜poemas de sangre y lejanÃaâ€™Â and a book of poems for children.Â edmundo paz soldÃ¡nÂ was born in cochabamba and is the author ofÂ â€˜rÃo fugitivoâ€™,Â â€˜el delirio de turingâ€™Â andÂ â€˜irisâ€™.Â jaime saenzÂ wroteÂ â€˜la nocheâ€™Â andÂ â€˜los papeles de narciso lima-achÃ¡â€™.Â he is said to have stolen a corpseâ€™s limb from the morgue, and to have brought a panther home to his wife on their wedding day.Â kit schluterÂ is a poet, editor of oâ€™clock press, and translator of marcel schwobâ€™sÂ â€˜the book of monelleâ€™Â andÂ â€˜the king in the golden maskâ€™.Â jessica sequeiraÂ is a writer and translator living in buenos aires.Â pedro shimoseÂ was born in riberalta and is half japanese. a composer of popular music, he has also writtenÂ â€˜quiero escribir pero me sale espumaâ€™,Â â€˜el coco se llama driloâ€™Â andÂ â€˜reflexiones maquiavÃ©licasâ€™.Â michael sissonÂ has translated quechua poetry and is currently working on a collection of stories by the young nicaraguan eunice shade.Â jesÃºs urzagastiÂ was born in campo pajoso and wroteÂ â€˜tirineaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜de la ventana al parqueâ€™.Â emma villazÃ³nÂ studied philosophy in santiago de chile and published the books of poemsÂ â€˜fÃ¡bulas de una caÃdaâ€™Â andÂ â€˜lumbre deÂ ciervosâ€™.Â marcelo villena alvaradoÂ wrote his doctoral thesis on roland barthes under the supervision of julia kristeva. he is the author ofÂ â€˜las tentaciones de san ricardoâ€™, seven essays on bolivian narrative.Â blanca wiethÃ¼chterÂ wroteÂ the poetry booksÂ â€˜el verde no es un colorâ€™Â andÂ â€˜luminarâ€™Â and the novelÂ â€˜el jardÃn de noraâ€™.