Salvador Espriu (1913-1985) is considered one of the Catalan language's most significant postwar writers, producing fiction, poetry, and drama. Two volumes of his Selected Poems are available in English translation.
Rowan Ricardo Phillips was born in New York City. He is the author of When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness, as well as numerous essays, poems, and translations. He has taught at Harvard and Columbia , and is currently an Associate Professor of English and Director of the Poetry Center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook University.