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Mara Pastor

Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean poetry, critical theory, translation

  • About


    contemporary Caribbean poetry; Puerto Rican poetry; cultural praxis during the Cold War; neocolonialism; chapbooks and visual poetry; poetics of reception; performance and translation


    “Nombres que dicen lo justo en la poesía de José María Lima”. Poesía y poética de José María Lima: tradición y sorpresa. Aurea María Sotomayor, ed. Pittsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, University of Pittsburgh, 2012.

    “Roberto Bolaño’s The Romantic Dogs” (Micro Review). Boston: Boston Review. January/February, 2010.

  • Education
    • BA, Hispanic Studies, University of Puerto Rico, 2003
    • MA, Spanish. Romance Languages & Lit. University of Notre Dame, 2007
    • Ph.D. Candidate, RL & Lit., University of Michigan, ABD, dissertation expected in Winter 2013