Julia Leverone

Julia Leverone is in St. Louis pursuing a PhD in Comparative Literature at Washington University. Her poems and translations have appeared in Sugar House Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Asymptote, and are forthcoming in Poetry International and Modern Poetry in Translation. She is Poetry Co-Editor for Sakura Review. ~ Francisco Urondo (1930-1976) was a prolific Argentine poet, intellectual, and activist. Urondo pushed literary conventions to give way to a conversational, frank style of writing that witnessed and accused, demanded acknowledgement and memory, and fought against the silence and the turmoil in his country. He was assassinated by the Argentine state.