Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
Fr. Rene Kollar, O.S.B., DeanSchool of Humanities and Fine ArtsPhone: 724-805-2343Fax: 724-805-2812
Associate Professor of English Director, Saint Vincent College Reading Series
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M.F.A., The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2007 B.A., Brown University, 2002
Poetry Workshop Literary Translation Workshop Creative Nonfiction Workshop Magazine Production Reading as Writers: Poetry Reading as Writers: The Literary Essay Introduction to Creative Writing Language and Rhetoric
Michelle Gil-Montero is a poet and translator of contemporary avant-garde Latin American writing. She is the translator of Poetry After the Invention of América: Don't Light the Flower by Chilean writer Andrés Ajens (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011), Mouth of Hell by Argentine poet María Negroni, and This Blue Novel by Mexican poet Valerie Mejer (the latter two from Action Books, forthcoming 2013). She is the author of Attached Houses (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013). Her poems and translations have been published in numerous journals, including Conjunctions, Colorado Review, Words Without Borders, Hudson Review, and Jacket, as well as in the anthology The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry. She is the recipient of a 2012 NEA Literature Fellowship in Literary Translation. She teaches several courses in Creative Writing, directs the Visiting Writers Series, and serves as Faculty Advisor to the student literary magazine.