Carlos Soto-Román is a pharmacist, poet, and translator. He holds a Master’s in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania. In Chile, he has published several works, including La Marcha de los Quiltros (1999), Haikú Minero (2007), Cambio y Fuera (2009), 11 (2017), Densidad d=m/v (2018), and Antuco (2019). He resided in Philadelphia, PA, where he was a member of The New Philadelphia Poets collective. He was a student of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University and a MacDowell Fellow. In the United States, his publications include Philadelphia’s Notebooks (Otoliths, 2011), Chile Project: [Re-Classified] (Gauss PDF, 2013), The Exit Strategy (Belladonna, 2014), Alternative Set of Procedures (Corollary Press, 2014), Bluff (Commune Editions, 2018), and Common Sense (Make Now, 2019). In the United Kingdom, he has published Nature of Objects (Pamenar Press, 2019). He was the curator of the collaborative anthology of American poetry Elective Affinities. He lives and works in Santiago, Chile.
Bruno Ministro is a junior researcher at the Institute for Comparative Literature at the University of Porto, Portugal. He has received a PhD in Materialities of Literature from the University of Coimbra. Since 2017, he has been a co-editor of the PO.EX Digital Archive, hosted by University Fernando Pessoa. In recent years he has participated in several projects and events related to modern and contemporary literature, mainly on the subjects of experimental poetry, electronic literature, and various hybrid genres. His current research concentrates on intermedial poetics and politics, for example at the intersection of literary studies, media studies, and cultural studies.
Juliana Spahr is a poet and scholar of 20th-century literature. Her poetry moves between lyricism, explanatory prose, and theoretical discussion. Her most recent book of poetry, That Winter The Wolf Came, addresses questions of global struggles, especially those located at the intersection of ecological and economic catastrophes. She has previously published four collections of poetry and two volumes of prose that might be memoirs. Spahr’s scholarly work focuses on literature’s complicated role in political movements. She is also the author of Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment (Harvard University Press, 2018).