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Jose Antonio Villarán

University of California, Santa Cruz
Jose Antonio Villarán is the author of la distancia es siempre la misma (Matalamanga, 2006) and el cerrajero / the locksmith (Album del Universo Bakterial, 2012). In 2008 he created the AMLT project (http://amlt-elcomienzo.blogspot.com), an exploration of hypertext literature and collective authorship; the project was sponsored by Puma from 2011-2014. In 2018 he published an English translation of Omar Pimienta's Album of Fences (Cardboard House Press). His third book, titled open pit, is forthcoming from AUB in 2019. His work has appeared in MAKE, Tripwire, Jupiter 88, Entropy, Hostos Review and elsewhere. He holds an MFA in Writing from the University of California-San Diego and is currently a PhD candidate in Literature at the University of California-Santa Cruz.