María Negroni (Argentina) is the author of several books of poetry and essay collections, as well as two novels. Her books in English translation include Islandia (Station Hill Press, 2000), Night Journey (Princeton University Press, 2002), The Tango Lyrics (Quattro Books, 2013), Mouth of Hell (Action Books, 2013), and Dark Museum (2014). Her work has also been translated into Swedish, Italian and French. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Fundación Octavio Paz, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and she has received a National Book Award in Argentina, a PEN Award, and the Siglo XXI International Prize for Non Fiction. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College since 1999, and she now directs the first Creative Writing Program to exist in Argentina at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero.