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Chloe Garcia Roberts is a poet and translator from the Spanish and Chinese.


She is the author of a book of poetry, The Reveal, which was published as part of Noemi Press’s Akrilika Series for innovative Latino writing. Her translations include Li Shangyin’s Derangements of My Contemporaries: Miscellaneous Notes (New Directions), which was awarded a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, and a collected poems of Li Shangyin published in the New York Review Books / Poets series.  She is the recipient of a 2021 NEA translation fellowship for the translation of the novel, Carne de Dios, by Mexican author and poet, Homero Aridjis.


Her translations of children’s literature include Cao Wenxuan’s Feather  (Archipelago Books/Elsewhere Editions) which was an USBBY Outstanding International Book for 2019, and Decur’s When You Look Up (Enchanted Lion) which was named a Best Children’s Book of 2020 by the New York Times.


Her essays, poems, and translations have appeared in the publications BOMB, Boston Review, A Public Space, Kenyon Review, Spoon River Poetry Review and Gulf Coast among others. She lives outside Boston and works as deputy editor of Harvard Review.