Alejandra Quintana Arocho

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on February 29, 2000, Alejandra Quintana Arocho is a writer and literary translator. She holds a BA in comparative literature and society from Columbia University and will pursue both graduate studies at the University of Oxford as a Clarendon Scholar in 2023 and doctoral studies at Columbia in 2024.

Quintana Arocho’s publications include a centennial bilingual edition of Gabriela Mistral’s first book of poems, Desolación (Sundial House, 2023).