December 12 2019

Andrew Durbin
& Mónica de la Torre

Andrew Durbin is a writer and editor who lives in New York. He is the author of  Mature Themes (2014), MacArthur Park (2017), and Skyland (2020), all from Nightboat Books. In 2018, MacArthur Park was a finalist for the Believer Book Award. He is the editor of Kevin Killian’s Fascination: Memoirs (Semiotexte, 2018) and the chapbook series Say bye to reason and hi to everything (Capricious, 2015). His fiction, criticism, and poetry have appeared in BOMB, Boston Review, frieze, Mousse, The Paris Review, Triple Canopy, and elsewhere. He is the US Senior Editor of frieze magazine.

Mónica de la Torre works with and between languages. Her latest book, The Happy End/All Welcome, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse,which also put out her translation of Defense of the Idol by Chilean modernist Omar Cáceres in 2018. Recent writing appears in Artforum, A Public Space, The Literary Review, and Folder. She teaches poetry at Brooklyn College. Repetition Nineteen, a new book of poems, is forthcoming from Nightboat in 2020.