Corinne Stanley has two poetry collections, They Say This Is Light, (Kaleidoscopio, 1998) and Breathe into the Knowing, (Azalea Art Press, 2013) and has poems published in journals both in the US and Mexico. Most recently, she translated and published the work of Spanish poet Esther Bendala Pavón, Silencios del bosque/ Silence from the Forest, (Conejo en la Luna press, 2018).
Stanley worked seven years at the University of Iowa as facilitator of Staff Language and Culture Services. Previously she taught both Spanish and English Language Learning in public schools in the US and abroad, as well as at community colleges in Iowa and Illinois. While living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Corinne facilitated a bilingual poetry workshop for the State of Guanajuato, held in the Museo de Allende. She also initiated a local bilingual journal, El Conejo en la Luna, during her stay in San Miguel.
After returning to the States, Corinne translated Latin American poets for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa while completing her Masters of Spanish at the University of Iowa. She is also a collage artist and resides in Iowa City, Iowa.
Marjha Paulino’s first poetry collection, Adopté un sol en la tierra,( I Adopted a Sun in the Land), was published by the editorial press El Principio del Caos, located in Leon, Gto. Her work also appears in a collection titled Las Avenidas del Cielo (2018), a collaborative publication between the University of Aguascalientes and the University of Guanajuato. In November 2019, Paulino’s latest work, CUENCA, was a finalist for a national contest to publish at the Mexico City editorial.
Marjha Paulino originates from San Juan Bautista, Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, and currently resides in the city of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. She studies Communication Sciences at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
Presently, Paulino teaches English as a Second Language and does translations. Her personal blog, Lineas del sol, can be found at lineasdelsol.blogspot.com, and features translations of English language poets.