Alba Cid (1989) is a Galician poet, illustrator, critic, and a frequent guest on a Galician radio program where she talks about poetry. Her debut collection, Atlas, is forthcoming later this year. To date, her poetry has been included in anthologies such as No seu despregar (Apiario, 2016), as well as having been published in major Galician literary magazines such as Grial, Luzes, and Dorna. She is also a contributing editor to the latter. Currently pursuing on a PhD from the University of Santiago de Compostela, she is working as a lecturer at the University of Oxford’s Center for Galician Studies. “An Apocryphal History” was published in 2016 in Grial.