Mónica de la Torre is the author of six books of poetry, most recently The Happy End/All Welcome and coeditor of the anthology of contemporary Mexican poetry Reversible Monuments. Born and raised in Mexico City, she translates poetry, writes about art, and is a contributing editor to BOMB. Publications include Triple Canopy, Harper's, Poetry, White Review, Erizo, New Yorker, and huun: arte / pensamiento desde México. She holds the Madelon Leventhal Rand Endowed Chair in Literature English at Brooklyn College. Her translation of Defensa del ídolo, the sole book of poetry by the Chilean modernist Omar Cáceres, was published in 2018. Her latest work, Repetition Nineteen, was published this spring.