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Luis Correa-Díaz is a member of the Academia Chilena de la Lengua (Chile) and Real Academia de Ciencias, Bellas Letras y Nobles Artes de Córdoba (Spain), poet and professor of digital humanities and human rights at the University of Georgia, and the author of several books, articles, and special dossiers, including Novissima verba: huellas digitales/cibernéticas en la poesía latinoamericana (2019). His poetry books include Americana-lcd (2021), metaverse (2021), Haikus nada más (2021), Los Haikus de Gus (2021 y 2020), Maestranza de San Eugenio (2020), Diario de un poeta recién divorciado (2000, 2005), . . . del amor hermoso (2019), impresos en 3D (2018), clickable poem@s (2016), Cosmological Me (2010, 2017), Mester de soltería (2006, 2008). He is a member of several editorial boards of European, Latin American, and US journals and has been a visiting professor at SUNY Albany, Instituto Iberoamericano – Berlín, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, University of Liverpool, Universidad de Salamanca, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Bolivia, and Universidad de Playa Ancha, Valparaiso, Chile.
Bonnie Costello’s essays have appeared in a number of literary journals, including the Yale Review, Gettysburg Review, Literary Imagination, Salmagundi (forthcoming), Southern Review (listed as notable in the 2016 Best American Essays), and War, Literature & the Arts. She is professor of English (emerita) at Boston University.
John K. Cox is a professor of eastern European history at North Dakota State University in Fargo.
Negma Coy (Chi Xot, Guatemala) is a Maya Kaqchikel writer, painter, actress, and teacher from Guatemala. She writes in Maya Kaqchikel, Spanish, and in Maya glyphs. She has published the poetry collections XXXK’ (2015), Soy un búho (2016), Lienzos de herencia (2017), A orillas del fuego (2017), Tz’ula’, Guardianes de los caminos (2019), and Kikotem – Historias, cuentos y poesía kaqchikel (2019). She paints with oils on fabric, wood, and clay, teaches backstrap-loom weaving, and has participated in a number of theatrical productions in her town. She works with several different collectives so that the art of Indigenous peoples continues to flourish. She has participated nationally and internationally in numerous art and poetry festivals.
A former WLT intern, Alex Crayon is pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of Kansas.
Jennifer Croft won a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel The Extinction of Irena Rey (2024), the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her illustrated memoir Homesick, and the 2018 International Booker Prize for her translation from Polish of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights. She lives in Los Angeles and Tulsa.
Elena Croitoru is a British-Romanian writer. Her first poetry chapbook, The Country with No Playgrounds, won the Live Canon Chapbook prize and was published in 2021. Her first novel was shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Prize – Best Unpublished Novel.
Author of five books of fiction, Moira Crone’s works have appeared in dozens of anthologies, magazines, and journals. Her most recent work is the dystopian novel The Not Yet (2012).
Amanda Elvira Cuellar is a PhD student in the Department of English at the University of Oklahoma, studying with Dr. Kimberly Wieser. Her dissertation focuses on the work of Gloria Anzaldúa.
Luis Alberto de Cuenca (b. 1950, Madrid) is perhaps the one Spanish poet today who has influenced most of the younger generations of poets. He recently received the National Poetry Award for his latest book of poetry, Cuaderno de vacaciones (Visor, 2014). His poetry combines urban reality, pop culture, and classical antiquity while maintaining his own identity through irony, elegance, and a tone of lightheartedness.
Alonso Cueto is a Peruvian novelist and author of several short stories and essays. He has won several international distinctions including the Premio Wiracocha and the Herralde Prize in 2006. Cueto’s work has been translated into 15 languages, including Chinese and Korean.
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Michael Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City. He is the author of the novels The Hours, A Home at the End of the World, Specimen Days, Flesh and Blood, and By Nightfall. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and Best American Short Stories, and he is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award for The Hours, which was a New York Times bestseller and was chosen as a Best Book of 1998 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Publishers Weekly. He is a professor at Brooklyn College for the MFA program.