Alejandro Albarrán Polanco was born in Mexico City. His poetry collection Algunas personas no son caballos won the 2018 Premio Internacional Manuel Acuña. His poems have been translated into Danish, French, Portuguese, Polish, and Swedish, and will be featured in Best American Experimental Writing 2020. La Tempestad magazine named him the Emerging Writer of 2017.
Rachel Galvin is a poet and translator whose works include Decals: Complete Early Poetry of Oliverio Girondo, a finalist for the 2019 National Translation Award (Open Letter Press), and Cowboy & Other Poems, a chapbook by Alejandro Albarrán, (Ugly Duckling Presse). Galvin is a co-founder of Outranspo, an international creative translation collective.