Guillermo Parra is a poet and translator. His most recent translation is Air on the Air: Selected Poems of Juan Sánchez Peláez (Black Square Editions, 2016). He has also published a translation of José Antonio Ramos Sucre, Selected Works (University of New Orleans Press, 2012), which was included by World Literature Today in their list of ‘75 Notable Translations 2012’. He presently lives in Clearwater, Florida.
For Crude Words, Guillermo translated 'The Expedition of the Dolls' by Israel Centeno and an except of the prologue to Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles' novel Liubliana.