Poet: Ignacio Elizalde Johnson
Translator: Thania Muñoz D.
half-built with syllables
A poem by Ignacio Elizalde Johnson, translated from Spanish by Thania Muñoz D.
Ignacio Elizalde Johnson was born in Santiago, Chile, 1986. His first book of poetry, Animales Flotantes was published with the collective “La Faunita” in 2010. He self-published Hilar el nombre de la casa in 2021 in San Ignacio, Valdivia (Chile), where he lives and teaches courses on Tarot, writing, and literature.
Thania Muñoz D. is a translator, poet, and scholar. Her writing and translations have appeared in Catafixia, Fence, La Bloga, Catedral Tomada, The Latin American Literary Review & others. She is an Assistant Professor of Latinx and Latin American literature at UMBC and the Managing Editor and Founder of Latin@ Literatures.