Poems and Texts

“Mashup 1 (Sor Juana and the Lady Phantoms)” by Luis Felipe Fabre translated by John Pluecker


from Sor Juana and Other Monsters

Luis Felipe Fabre

Luis Felipe Fabre is a poet and critic based in Mexico City. His book, Sor Juana and Other Monsters, was published in the first year of the Señal series, his first US publication. He has published widely in Mexico as well as participated as a curator in festivals and contemporary art exhibitions.

John Pluecker

John Pluecker is a writer, interpreter, translator and co-founder of the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena. His work is informed by experimental poetics, radical aesthetics and cross-border cultural production. His texts have appeared in journals in the U.S. and Mexico, including The Volta, Mandorla, Aufgabe, eleven eleven, Third Text, Animal Shelter, HTMLGiant, and Fence. He has translated numerous books from the Spanish, including Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border (Duke University Press) and Feminism: Transmissiones and Retransmissions (Palgrave Macmillan). His most recent chapbooks are Killing Current (Mouthfeel Press) and Ioyaiene (Handmade for Fresh Arts Houston-based Community Supported Art Program). His book of poetry and image, Ford Over, was recently released.

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