Karen Villeda has published six books of poetry, three essay collections, and two children’s books for which she has received numerous awards. Her most recent book is Anna y Hans (Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2021). Her work has been translated into various languages, including Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, and Portuguese. She is one of the few Mexican poets in the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape of the Library of Congress. She participated in the International Writing Program in 2015 and was Writer in Residence at the Vermont Studio Center in 2018. She has been a fellow of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Open Society Foundations, the Ragdale Foundation, Under the Volcano, and the National Endowment for Culture and the Arts. In POETronicA (www.poetronica.net) she explores literature and multimedia.