Rosa Alacala

Rosa Alcalá is a poet and translator originally from Paterson, New Jersey, who has published three books of poetry, most recently MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017). The editor and translator of Spit Temple: The Selected Performances of Cecilia Vicuña (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012), Alcalá has been the recipient of an NEA Translation Fellowship and runner-up for a PEN Translation Award. She teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Bilingual MFA Program at the University of Texas-El Paso.​​