Cheyla Samuelson

Cheyla Samuelson is an associate professor of Spanish in the department of world languages at San José State University, where she teaches Spanish and Latin American literature and culture, with an emphasis on contemporary Mexican literature. Her translations include a short essay by Cristina Rivera Garza published with Literal, Latin American Voices; poems by Balam Rodrigo in Anuario de Poesía de San Deigo: Frontera / San Diego Poetry Annual: Border and Oír ese río. Antología poética de los cinco continentes; and, with co-translator Ilana Luna, poems by Rivera Garza in Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, The Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, and Harper’s Magazine.