Poems by Becca Klaver/Poemas por Becca Klaver

About Becca Klaver Becca Klaver is a writer, teacher, editor, scholar, and literary collaboration conjurer. She is the author of the poetry collections LA Liminal (Kore Press, 2010), Empire Wasted (Bloof Books, 2016), and Ready for the World (Black Lawrence Press, 2020), as well as several chapbooks. Midwinter Constellation, a book co-written with 31 otherContinue reading “Poems by Becca Klaver/Poemas por Becca Klaver”


Poems by Liz Brennan/ Poemas por Liz Brennan

About Liz Brennan Liz Brennan lives in Sonoma County, CA. Her prose poems have appeared in a variety of journals including The Prose Poem: An International Journal, Key Satch(el), Lift, Paragraph, Haikupix Review and ZYZZYVA. She is author of the chapbook Sewing Her Hand to the Face of the Fleeting (Quale Press). Her work isContinue reading “Poems by Liz Brennan/ Poemas por Liz Brennan”

Poems by Leonora Simonovis/ Poemas de Leonora Simonovis

About Leonora Simonovis Leonora Simonovis is a bilingual poet who grew up near Caracas, Venezuela. Her poetry manuscript Study of the Raft was awarded the 2021 Colorado Prize for Poetry and will be published in November, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming from Kweli, Gargoyle Magazine, Diode Poetry Journal, The Rumpus, Arkansas International,Continue reading “Poems by Leonora Simonovis/ Poemas de Leonora Simonovis”

Poems by Christopher Merrill/ Poemas de Christopher Merrill

About Christopher Merrill Marjha and I are tremendously excited about featuring the work of poet, translator and international ambassador of literature, Christopher Merrill, in Bilingual/Borderless. I am fortunate to have known Christopher Merrill since he arrived on the University of Iowa campus to reconfigure the International Writing Program. Although I worked as a translator underContinue reading “Poems by Christopher Merrill/ Poemas de Christopher Merrill”

Poems by Tania Pryputniewicz/ Poemas de Tania Pryputniewicz

About Tania Pryputniewicz A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Tania Pryputniewicz is the author of the poetry collection November Butterfly (Saddle Road Press, 2014). Her poems have appeared in America, We Call Your Name: Poems of Resistance and Resilience, NILVX: A Book of Magic (Tarot Series), Nimrod International, The Rockvale Review, San Pedro RiverContinue reading “Poems by Tania Pryputniewicz/ Poemas de Tania Pryputniewicz”

Poems by Mario Duarte / Poemas de Mario Duarte

About Mario Duarte About Mario Duarte Mario Duarte is a Mexican American writer. His family immigrated from León, Guanajuato, and Michoacán, Mexico, during the time of the Mexican Revolution.  They settled in Iowa and Illinois, initially drawn to work on the railroads. Duarte was born and raised in Western Illinois. He earned a BA inContinue reading “Poems by Mario Duarte / Poemas de Mario Duarte”

Poems by Judyth Hill / Poemas de Judyth Hill

About Judyth Hill I am thrilled to introduce Judyth Hill as the featured poet of our second Bilingual/Borderless blog. Because of today’s perilous times, Judyth’s superb poem, “Wage Peace”, is particularly appreciated. “Wage Peace” has been translated into other languages, set to music, sung by national chorus’s, played by professional orchestras, woven into quilts, painted,Continue reading “Poems by Judyth Hill / Poemas de Judyth Hill”

My Dangerous Heart by Corinne Stanley / Mi Peligroso Corazón por Corinne Stanley

Marjha and I decided to share our work in the launching of our blog, Bilingual/Borderless, to give our readers a more complete idea of who we are and our motivation for creating a blog that is a collaboration between writers from the United States and Mexico. After completing my memoir, La Tercera Luz: A PoeticContinue reading “My Dangerous Heart by Corinne Stanley / Mi Peligroso Corazón por Corinne Stanley”