Mónica de la Torre’s poetry book The Happy End/All Welcome is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse this fall. Previous books include Public Domain (Roof Books, 2008) and Talk Shows (Switchback, 2007), as well as two collections in Spanish published in Mexico City, where she was born and raised. She has translated an array of Latin American poets including the late Gerardo Deniz, and coedited the anthology Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry(Copper Canyon Press). She has participated in several multidisciplinary collectives, among them Taller de Taquimecanografía, whose self-titled volume was published in 2011 by Tumbona Ediciones. Most recently her work appeared in the volume The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience (2015), published in conjunction with the New Museum’s Triennial. She was senior editor at BOMB Magazine from 2007–2016.
She was the first Bonderman Assistant Professor of the Practice of Poetry in Literary Arts at Brown, and is now teaching at Brooklyn College.