Gabriela Ramirez-Chavez is a poet, translator, and Literature Ph.D. Candidate at UC Santa Cruz specializing in contemporary Central American writing. Her work appears or is forthcoming in CentroMariconadas: A Queer and Trans Central American Anthology, The Wandering Song: Central Americans Writing in the United States, Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands, and elsewhere.
Gabriela is based in Seattle, where she is working on a translation of El corazón de la piedra/Ri uk’u’x ri ab’aj (2010) by Maya K’iche’-Kaqchikel poet Rosa Chávez.
She has received scholarships from the Kenyon Review Translation Workshop and the Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop.