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Ms. Michelle Gil-Montero

Professor, English


  • M.F.A., The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
  • B.A., Brown University
  • Courses

  • Poetry Workshop
  • Literary Translation Workshop
  • Global Literatures in Translation
  • Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Core Writing
  • About Ms. Michelle Gil-Montero

    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 America: Don't Light the Flower by Andrés Ajens (Palgrave MacMillan); Mouth of HellDark Museum, The Tango LyricsThe Annunciation, and Berlin Interlude by María Negroni; and This Blue Novel and Edinburgh Notebook by Mexican poet Valerie Mejer Caso. She is the author of Object Permanence (Ornithopter Press) and the chapbook Attached Houses (Brooklyn Arts Press). Her work has been supported by an NEA Literature Fellowship in Literary Translation, a Howard Foundation grant, a PEN/Heim Translation Fellowship, and a Fulbright US Scholars Grant. Her poems and translations have been published in numerous journals and anthologies. She teaches several courses in Creative Writing, directs the Visiting Writers Series, serves as Faculty Advisor to the student literary magazine, and is the Publisher of Eulalia Books.