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Isabel Zapata

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Isabel Zapata (Mexico City, 1984) is a writer, translator, and editor. She is the author of Ventanas adentro (poetry, Ediciones Urdimbre, 2002); Las noches son así (poetry, Broken English, 2018); Alberca vacía / Empty Pool (essays, Argonáutica/UANL, 2019, translated by Robin Myers); and Una ballena es un país (poetry, Almadía, 2019). Her critical and creative work has appeared in Periódico de Poesía (UNAM), Letras Libres, Este País, The Common, Waxwing, and World Literature Today, among others. In 2016-2017, she received a FONCA Young Artists grant for poetry. In 2015, she and four friends founded the press Ediciones Antílope, which publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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