Marcela Malek Sulak is the author of Immigrant, released by Black Lawrence Press in 2010, and a chapbook Of All the Things That Don’t Exist, I Love You Best (Finishing Line Press, 2008). She has translated four book-length collections of poetry: Orit Gidali’s Twenty Girls to Envy Me: Selected Poems, from the Hebrew (forthcoming from the University of Texas Press), Karel Hynek Macha’s May and Karel Jaromir Erben’s Bouquet, from the Czech (Twisted Spoon Press,) and Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha’s Bela-Wenda, from the French. With Jacqueline Kolosov, she is editing Family Resemblances: An Anthology of Hybrid Literature, forthcoming in 2015 from Rose Metal Press. Her essays have appeared in The Iowa Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Poet Lore and Rattle. She has lived and worked as a free-lance writer and instructor in Germany, the Czech Republic, Venezuela and Israel. She directs the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar-Ilan University, where she is a senior lecturer in American Literature.