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  • 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.


  • Anita Gopalan

    Anita Gopalan is a 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant recipient. Her translations find place in Poetry International Rotterdam, MPT, Drunken Boat, Mantis, International Poetry Review, and elsewhere. 


  • Belén Gopegui

    Belén Gopegui was born in Madrid, where she studied law and later worked as a newspaper columnist. Her first novel, La escala de los mapas, won the Tigre Juan prize and the Iberoamericano Santiago del Nuevo Extremo prize for first novels. Sergio Prim, the novel’s narrator and protagonist, is a geographer by trade with a broken radar when it comes to navigating human relationships. He is thrown into a psychological crisis by the romantic advances of Brezo Varela, a fellow geographer, and reacts by immersing himself in an obsessive metaphysical quest: mapping the route to a place where love never results in disillusionment. The novel is a mercilessly revealing examination of a meager and fearful life challenged by desire. La escala de los mapas established Gopegui as one of Spain’s outstanding novelists, a judgment that her six subsequent novels have only served to confirm. Gopegui also writes screenplays.


  • Ryann Gordon

    Ryann Gordon is an English major and soon-to-be graduate from the University of Oklahoma. An intern at World Literature Today and teacher at a Norman after-school program, Ryann is preparing to embark on her final semester at OU and begin looking for a career in the publishing industry. With a love for reading and proficiency in grammar and prose, she hopes to someday work for a publishing agency as an editor and eventually as a writer.



  • Gemma Gorga

    Gemma Gorga was born in Barcelona in 1968, where she is a professor of medieval and Renaissance Spanish literature. Author of six collections of poetry, her most recent volume is Mur (2015), which won the Premi de la Critica de Poesia Catalana.


  • Branko Gorjup

    Branko Gorjup is editor of the Peter Paul Series of Contemporary English Canadian Poets for Longo Editore, Ravenna, a series that includes bilingual selections by Irving Layton, Gwendolyn MacEwen, P. K. Page, Al Purdy, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, and Margaret Avison. In addition to several anthologies of short fiction by Canadian authors, Gorjup has prepared a selection of critical essays on Leon Rooke, which will be published this spring by Exile Editions of Toronto. Presently, he teaches Canadian literature at the University “S. Pio V” in Rome.



  • Angélica Gorodischer

    Angélica Gorodischer (b. 1928, Buenos Aires) has lived most of her life in Rosario, Argentina. The recipient of numerous awards, she is the author of some thirty books. Three of her novels have appeared in English: Kalpa Imperial, translated by Ursula K. Le Guin (2003); Trafalgar, translated by Amalia Gladhart (2013); and Prodigies, translated by Sue Burke (2015).



  • Georgi Gospodinov

    Georgi Gospodinov (b. 1968) is one of the most widely translated Bulgarian authors. His most recent poetry collection is Where We Are Not, winner of the 2016 Quill Award for Poetry. His second novel, The Physics of Sorrow (2015), was awarded the Jan Michalski Prize for literature and was a finalist for PEN Translation Prize.



  • Koushik Goswami

    Koushik Goswami is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Earlier, he completed his M.Phil in English from the University of Burdwan. He has published several articles in various journals, including “Rewriting Tibet in The Tibetan Suitcase: A Novel (2019) by Tsering Namgyal Khortsa” (Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities). His areas of interest include South Asian literature, diaspora studies, and postcolonial literature.



  • Patricia Grace

    2008 Neustadt Prize Laureate Patricia Grace was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and now lives on the ancestral land of her father's people in Plimmerton, a small coastal community. Grace has been writing and publishing since the mid-1970s. Her previous awards include the New Zealand Fiction Award in 1987 and the Frankfurt Liberaturepreis in 1994 for her novel Potiki, which has been translated into several languages. She received the Hubert Church Prose Award for Best First Book for Waiariki in 1976. Dogside Story won the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Fiction Prize in 2001 and was also long-listed for the Booker Prize. Her novel Tu was awarded the Deutz Medal for fiction at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2005.



  • Reyna Grande

    Reyna Grande is the author of the best-selling memoir The Distance Between Us and its sequel, A Dream Called Home. She has received an American Book Award and the Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature.



  • Mary B. Gray

    Mary B. Gray is a poet who recently received her master of fine arts from Oklahoma City University. Her work has been published in Ain’t Nobody That Can Sing Like Me: New Oklahoma Writing, Territory Magazine, and For the Sonorous.



  • Anne Greeott

    Anne Greeott’s translations have appeared in Bitter Oleander, Journal of Italian Translation, Italian Poetry Review, Atticus Review, and are forthcoming in Poetry Northwest.


  • Chelsea Greer

    Chelsea Greer is a WLT intern.


  • Andrea Grice

    Andrea Grice is a WLT intern. Graduating from the University of Oklahoma in 2015, she intends to pursue a career in copyediting and creative writing. 



  • J’aime Griffith

    J’aime Griffith is currently a grad student at the University of Oklahoma studying modern dance in the OU School of Dance. She studied at Grambling State University and the Ailey School and began her professional career with Samba/Salsa Entertainment, Awaken Dance Theatre, and Atmosphere. For the OU School of Dance, she choreographed and designed/constructed costumes for Am I There Yet, Disposition (Young Choreographers Showcase, 2020, 2021), Our Spring Will Come, Headlines, Piping Tunes (Modernist Adventures in Music and Dance 2021), performed Ashes, Ashes, choreographed by Austin Hartel (Contemporary Dance Oklahoma, 2020), and taught modern dance level 1 and modern dance level 2. In her free time, she teaches modern dance at Freedom Dance Studio in Oklahoma City.



  • Hannah Grillot

    Hannah Grillot is an undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma pursuing degrees in dramaturgy, international development, and religious studies. During the school year, she is an intern for World Literature Today.


  • Suzette R. Grillot

    Suzette R. Grillot is Dean of the College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma, where she also serves as the William J. Crowe Jr. Chair in Geopolitics and Vice Provost of International Programs.



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    Hagit Grossman

    Hagit Grossman, a writer living in Tel Aviv, is the author of Trembling of the City (Shearsman, 2016). She has been shortlisted for the Sapir Prize, Israel’s highest literary award. Her poems in translation have appeared in the New Yorker and in Poetry International.



  • Charo Guerra

    Cuban writer Charo Guerra (b. María del Rosario Guerra Ayala; Limonar, Matanzas, 1962) is author of the poetry collections Un sitio bajo el cielo (1991;, Vámonos a Icaria (1998), winner of the prestigious New Pines Prize; and Luna de los pobres (2011), awarded the José Jacinto Milanés Prize. She has also written the short-story collection Pasajes de la vida breve (2007). 


  • Guo Jian

    Guo Jian is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. His books include The A to Z of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, and he co-translated Yang Jisheng’s Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958–1962.


  • Mikaël Gómez Guthart

    Mikaël Gómez Guthart (b. 1981, Paris) is a short-story writer and literary critic for La Nouvelle Revue Française and translator into French of Witold Gombrowicz, Miguel de Unamuno, Ricardo Piglia, and Alejandra Pizarnik, among others.



  • José Ángel Gutiérrez

    José Angel Gutiérrez (b. 1944) is considered one of the Four Horsemen of the Chicano Movement and founded the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas–Arlington. The author or co-author of seventeen books, he was most recently honored with the 2018 National Hispanic Hero Award from the US Hispanic Leadership Institute in Chicago.



  • Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón

    Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón  (b. 1986, Caguas) is the author most recently of the novel Los días hábiles (2020) and the book of short stories Preciosos perdedores (2019). He has received the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña’s National Novel Prize in Puerto Rico (2012) as well as the Festival de la Palabra’s Premio Nuevas Voces (2015), a recognition of up-and-coming local writers. In 2017 he was selected by the Hay Festival as part of Bogotá39, a list of the best Latin American writers under the age of forty.


  • Lee Gutkind

    Lee Gutkind is founder and editor of Creative Nonfiction (www.creativenonfiction.org), the first and largest literary magazine in the world to publish nonfiction narrative exclusively. Gutkind is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at Arizona State University. His most recent book is You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction—From Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between.



  • Sean Guynes-Vishniac

    Sean Guynes-Vishniac (@guynesvishniac) is a PhD candidate in English at Michigan State University. He is editor of Punking Speculative Fiction (a special issue of Deletion, May 2018); co-editor of Unstable Masks: Whiteness and American Superhero Comics (forthcoming) and Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling (2017); editor of The SFRA Review; and book reviews editor of Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction.


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