Painter and poet Valerie Mejer was born in Mexico City. Her poems explore containment and fragility, layering loss and possibility over a once-familiar landscape. She is the author of the poetry collections Rain of the Future (2013), translated by C.D. WrightForrest Gander, and Alexandra Zelman; de la ola, el atajo (2009); Geografías de Niebla (2008); Ante el Ojo de Cíclope (1999); and Esta Novela Azul (2004), translated by Michelle Gil-Montero as This Blue Novel.

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