Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and editor, not necessarily in that order. They hold an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, and are an MFA candidate in poetry from Brown. Their original poetry has appeared in Vanitas, the Dos Passos Review, Pressed Wafer, and Arrowsmith Press. Their translations have appeared in Two Lines, Asymptote, PEN America, and Words Without Borders, among others. They are the founding editor of Anomalous Press.