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Mauricio Espinoza

Mauricio Espinoza (León Cortés, Costa Rica, 1975) is a poet, translator, and researcher. He is assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature at the University of Cincinnati. He holds a Ph.D. in Latin American Literatures and Cultures from The Ohio State University. He has co-translated (with Keith Ekiss and Sonia Ticas) the work of Costa Rican poet Eunice Odio into English, including the bilingual anthology Territory of Dawn: The Selected Poems of Eunice Odio (Bitter Oleander Press, 2016) and The Fire’s Journey (Tavern Books, 2013-19). His translation of Costa Rican poet Randall Roque’s collection Hago la herida para salvarte / I Make the Wound to Save You was published in 2020 by ArtePoética Press. He has also translated, into Spanish, poems by Salvadoran-American authors Lorena Duarte and José B. González (published in the anthology Teatro bajo mi piel, Kalina, 2014).

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