Rocio Tábora is a Honduran writer and public policy specialist. She holds a BA in social psychology from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras, an MA in social sciences from the Universidad de Humanismo Cristiano, and a certificate in political theory from the Universidad de Chile. Tabora has published extensively on a variety of political and social issues. She is also the author of several literary works, including the anthology of short stories Cosas que rozan, the poetry collection Guardarropa, and the travel narrative Con olor a especies vengo . . . Crónica brevísima de un viaje a Marruecos, 2012.
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Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies and Vice Chair of Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He received his BA in Spanish and French from Virginia Tech, and his MA and PhD in modern foreign languages from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include twentieth and twenty-first-century Latin American literature, popular culture studies, and representations of violence in cultural productions. He is the author of Forasteros en tierra extraña: La nueva narrativa peruana y la violencia política (2012). His current book project is a translation anthology tentatively titled Bajo un nuevo sol: Peruvian Fiction in the Twenty-First Century. His scholarly articles and translations have appeared in diverse publications in the USA, Cuba, and Peru.