* 18.11.1988, Junín, Peru lives in: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Ethel Barja (1988, Peru) is the author of Trofeo imaginado entre dientes (2011), Insomnio vocal (2016) and Gravitaciones (2013, 2017). Her poems have been published in the anthology Voces al norte de la cordillera: Antología de voces andinas en los Estados Unidos (2016) and the journals Madera, Los Bárbaros and Hostos Review. There are translations of her works into English, French, Catalan and Portuguese. She studied linguistics and literature at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Peru and Hispanic literature at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She currently lives in Providence (USA) and holds a PhD from the University of Brown in Hispanic Studies. She directs Gociterra, a digital platform for literature, literary criticism and translation.