Julia Leverone teaches Spanish and creative writing at UT Dallas. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Wash U in St. Louis and an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland. Her book of translations of selected poems by Urondo, Fuel and Fire, is forthcoming from Diálogos Press. Sets of translations have appeared or are forthcoming from venues including The Massachusetts Review, the Brooklyn Rail’s InTranslation, Witness, Circumference, and Gulf Coast. Julia’s second chapbook of poems won the 2016 Claudia Emerson Poetry Chapbook Award and is forthcoming from JMWW. She is the editor of Sakura Review.