Luis Muñoz is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Querido silencio (Dear Silence) and Limpiar pescado: Poesía reunida (Cleaning Fish: Collected Poetry). He has received several prizes for his work, including the Generación del 27 and Ojo Crítico awards. For ten years he was the literary advisor for the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid, and since 2012 he has taught in the MFA in Spanish Creative Writing program at the University of Iowa. He divides his time between Iowa City and Madrid. Photo by Emma Steinkraus.