Alejandro de Acosta
Alejandro de Acosta is a teacher, writer, and translator, and also helps people make books. He was born in Buenos Aires in 1972 and grew up in Caracas; Madison, Wisconsin; and Cleveland, Ohio. In Austin he founded mufa::poema, a micropress that distributed a dozen poetry and prose chapbooks. In addition to collaborations with Joshua Beckman, his recent publications include two collections of critical and experimental essays: The Impossible, Patience (Ardent Press, 2014) and How to Live Now or Never (Repartee/LBC Books, 2014). Most recently, he translated Fabián Ludueña’s H.P. Lovecraft: The Disjunction in Being (Schism Press, 2015). Two current projects are an anthology of writing by and about Antonio Porchia and a translation of Fabián Ludueña’s Beyond the Anthropic Principle. He is currently a visiting professor at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.