Publication date: June 2015
56 pages, 7" x 5.3"
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Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and book artist. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in PANK, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, Vanitas, Versal, Two Lines, Words Without Borders, Asymptote, and elsewhere. Her translation of the sci-fi graphic novel The Eternonaut will be available from Fantagraphics in 2015. She is the founding editor and publisher of Anomalous Press, and the managing director of the American Literary Translators Association. She holds MFAs in literary translation and poetry from The University of Iowa and Brown University, respectively.Book interior design by Joseph Kaplan, book cover by e. Ian Maurer.
Cover art by Wangechi Mutu entitled “Love’s a Witch, Orfeo’s Underworld Coronation for Euridice,” 2006. Mutu is a Kenyan-born artist and sculptor who resides in Brooklyn. Her work has received much acclaim, exhibited in the Tate Modern, Centre Georges Pompidou, MoMA, and many others.
Winner of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award for Poetry