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  • Sophia Galifianakis

    Sophia Galifianakis teaches at the University of Michigan, where she received her MFA in poetry. Her poems have appeared in Plume, Western Humanities Review, Arts & Letters, the Hollins Critic, Greensboro Review, and other journals. She has received scholarships from the West Chester Poetry Conference, Poetry by the Sea, and the Vermont Studio Center.



  • Martín Gambarotta

    Martín Gambarotta has published three books of poetry: Punctum (1996), Seudo (2000, republished as an expanded version Seudo/Dubitación in 2014), and Relapso+Angola (2005). Between 1996 and 2006 he was editor of poesia.com, a website dedicated to contemporary Latin American poetry. For many years he was news editor and political columnist with the Buenos Aires Herald.



  • Myrsini Gana

    Myrsini Gana was born in Athens, Greece. She studied English literature in Athens and cultural management in Brussels, Belgium. She has been translating literature for the last ten years and has translated into Greek most of David Sedaris’s books as well as works by Sylvia Plath, Jonathan Safran Foer, Kate Atkinson, Truman Capote, and others.


  • Janny Gandhi

    Janny Gandhi is a prelaw intern at WLT.



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    Vanessa Garcia

    Vanessa Garcia is a multidisciplinary writer. Her play Amparo is currently running in Miami. Her debut novel, White Light, was one of NPRs Best Books of 2015. Most recently, she was a Sesame Street Writer’s Room Fellow and is currently a WP Theatre Lab fellow as well as a professor of writing at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design).



  • Rina Garcia Chua

    Rina Garcia Chua is currently pursuing a PhD in interdisciplinary studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, where she is completing a project on “The Ecological Literacy of a Migrant Ecocriticism.” She is the editor of Sustaining the Archipelago: An Anthology of Philippine Ecopoetry, which was published by the University of Santo Tomas Publishing House in 2018 and nominated for a National Book Award in the category of Best Anthology in English. 



  • Gabriel García Márquez

    Gabriel García Márquez (b. 1927) was born in Aracataca, Colombia, where his maternal grandparents raised him for the first nine years of his life. He began his career in writing as a journalist while studying at the University of Cartagena, writing columns for the university's paper. In 1955 García Márquez published his first novella, La Hojarasca (tr. Leaf Storm, Penguin Books, 1972), a stream-of-consciousness story about a young boy's first encounter with death. But it would not be until the publication of Cien años de soledad (1967; tr. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Avon, 1970) that he would become the literary figure he remains to this day. He won the 1972 Neustadt Prize.


  • Pedro García-Caro

    Pedro García-Caro is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Oregon. His research focuses on the relations between nationalist narratives and the discourses of progress and modernity as seen by intellectuals and writers in Latin America, the US, and Spain. 



  • Blanca Garnica

    Blanca Garnica (b. 1944, Cochabamba) is a Bolivian poet and teacher of literature. She has published twelve collections of poetry, and her poetry has appeared in numerous national periodicals and anthologies. In 2017 Garnica was honored by the Cochabamba International Book Fair for her contributions to Bolivian literature.


  • Kevin Gass

    Kevin Gass (kevingass.com) is a New York-based photojournalist and graduate of Rice University. He can be reached at [email protected].



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    Edward Gauvin

    Edward Gauvin's work has won the John Dryden Translation prize and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Award and been nominated for the French-American Foundation and Oxford Weidenfeld Translation prizes. The translator of more than 250 graphic novels, he is a contributing editor for comics at Words Without Borders and has written on the francophone fantastic at Weird Fiction Review.


  • Stanley Gazemba

    Stanley Gazemba is the author of several novels, including Forbidden Fruit. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya, and is an editor at Ketebul Music.


  • Jeremiah Gentle

    Jeremiah Gentle is a WLT intern and student at the University of Oklahoma where he focuses on international studies.



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    Phoebe Giannisi

    Phoebe Giannisi is the author of seven books of poetry, including Homerica (Kedros, 2009) and Rhapsodia (Gutenberg, 2016). A 2016 Humanities Fellow at Columbia University, Giannisi co-edits FRMK, a biannual journal of poetry, poetics, and visual arts. Her work lies at the border between poetry, performance, theory, and installation, investigating the connections between language, voice, and writing with body, place, and memory. She is an associate professor at the School of Architecture, University of Thessaly, and currently lives in Volos, Greece.



  • María Ayete Gil

    María Ayete Gil is a doctoral student at the University of Salamanca. Her research focuses on politics in contemporary Spanish narrative.



  • Ruth Gilligan

    Ruth Gilligan is an Irish novelist, journalist, and creative writing lecturer now living in the UK. Her fourth novel, Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan (Tin House Books 2017), was inspired by the history of the Jewish community in Ireland; read Lanie Tankard’s review of the novel from the May 2017 issue of WLT. Gilligan contributes regular literary reviews to the Guardian, TLS, Irish Independent, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.



  • Dana Gioia

    Dana Gioia is the author of three collections of poetry, including the 2002 American Book Award winner Interrogations at Noon. Also an influential critic, Gioia's 1991 collection of essays, Can Poetry Matter?, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His new collection, Pity the Beautiful, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in 2012. A translator, librettist, and former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, Gioia spoke with WLT's managing editor about the revival of form and narrative in poetry, his "idiosyncratic poetics," and his collaborations with artists in different disciplines inside the September 2011 issue.



  • Aracelis Girmay

    Aracelis Girmay is the author of three books of poems, most recently the black maria (BOA Editions, 2016), for which she was a finalist for the 2018 Neustadt Prize. Girmay is on the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund and is the editor of How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton (2020).



  • Ani Gjika

    Ani Gjika (@Ani_Gjika) is an Albanian-born writer, author, and translator of eight books and chapbooks of poetry. Her translation of Luljeta Lleshanaku’s Negative Space (New Directions / Bloodaxe Books, 2018) was a PEN Award finalist and shortlisted for the International Griffin Poetry Prize. The recipient of an NEA grant, English PEN, the Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, and Pauline Scheer Fellowship from GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator Program, Gjika teaches writing at Framingham State University. Her translation of the eponymous poem of Negative Space appeared in the digital edition of the November 2014 issue of WLT, along with the poems “History Class” and “According to Index.”


  • Diane Glancy

    Diane Glancy is professor emerita at Macalester College. Her 2017 books are Mary Queen of Bees, The Servitude of Love, and QWERTYUIOPASDFGHJKLZXCVBNM (The Keyboard Letters).


  • Polona Glavan

    Polona Glavan’s (b. 1974) first novel, Noc v Evropi (A night in Europe), was published in 2001 and shortlisted for the Kresnik Prize for best Slovenian novel. She followed it with a short-story collection, Gverilci (Guerillas), in which the story published here appears. 



  • Erik Gleibermann

    Erik Gleibermann is a World Literature Today contributing editor, social-justice journalist, literary critic, memoirist, and poet. He has written for the Atlantic, New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, and numerous literary journals. He has worked for the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and is a 2020 international US Fulbright Specialist.



  • Nora Glickman

    Nora Glickman is a dramatist, fiction writer, and literary critic, who serves as a professor of Latin American and comparative literature at Queens College and the Graduate Center. Her specialties are Jewish literature and women’s studies in fiction and cinema.



  • Eugene Gloria

    Eugene Gloria’s recent works have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boulevard, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, and the Best American Poetry 2014. His third collection, My Favorite Warlord (Penguin, 2012), received the 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for poetry. He teaches creative writing and English at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.


  • Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

    Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is the author of nine books, including Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel, which was chosen by Discover magazine as one of the ten best science books published in 2005, and Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity, which won the Koret International Award for Jewish Thought. She has won numerous awards for her fiction and nonfiction, including a MacArthur “genius” grant. The paperback edition of her latest novel, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, is forthcoming in February 2011.



  • Adam J. Goldwyn

    Adam J. Goldwyn is an associate professor of English at North Dakota State University and, from 2019 to 2021, a Humboldt Fellow at the University of Münster. He is the author of Byzantine Ecocriticism: Women, Nature and Power in the Medieval Greek Romance (Palgrave, 2019).


  • Maria Golia

    An American expatriate, Maria Golia (mariagolia.wordpress.com) lives in Cairo near Liberation Square. Her work revisits popular preconceptions regarding cultural differences in order to emphasize the human constant, the dreams and schemes that drive us all (see WLT, March 2012, 42).



  • Miguel Gomes

    Miguel Gomes (b. 1964, Venezuela) is the award-winning author of eight collections of short fiction and one novel, Retrato de un Caballero (2015). His scholarly work has earned him such distinctions as the Orden Alejo Zuloaga, the Orden José Félix Ribas, and the José Martí Essay Award.



  • Rain C. Goméz

    Rain C. Goméz won the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas 2009 First Book Award (Poetry) for Smoked Mullet Cornbread Crawdad Memory (Mongrel Empire Press, 2012). Currently working on her dissertation, “Gumbo Banaha Stories: Locating Louisiana Indians and Creoles in the Indigenous Diaspora of the American South,” she has also completed a second manuscript of poetry, “Miscegenation Round Dance: Poèmes Historiques.” Goméz’s writings have been published in SING: Indigenous Poetry of the AmericasAmerican Indian Culture and Research Journal, and others.



  • Bárbara Renaud González

    Bárbara Renaud González was born in Texas, in the shadow of the Goliad Mission and el golfo. Her father was a sharecropper from the King Ranch, and her mother sold chiclets on the streets in Mexico. Her first novel, Golondrina, Why Did You Leave Me? (University of Texas Press, 2009), is based on her mother’s story.


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