Elisa Díaz Castelo

Elisa Díaz Castelo was born and raised in Mexico. She holds an MFA from New York University in poetry and has received the Fulbright and Goldwater fellowships. Committed to writing in both English and Spanish, she recently won second prize in the Literal Latté Poetry Awards and her poems in Spanish have been published in Periódico de Poesía, Los Bárbaros, and Sobremesa, among others. She is currently a recipient of the FONCA fellowship for young writers.