Lawrence Schimel was born in New York City in 1971. He received a BA from Yale University. He is the author of the poetry chapbooks Deleted Names (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2013) and Fairy Tales for Writers (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2007). His translations from the Spanish include Jordi Doce’s Nothing Is Lost: Selected Poems (Shearman Books, 2017). Schimel lives in Madrid, Spain.