Ms. Michelle Gil-Montero

Professor, English
  • M.F.A., The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
  • B.A., Brown University
About Ms. Michelle Gil-Montero

Michelle Gil-Montero is a poet and translator of contemporary avant-garde Latin American writing. She is the translator of Poetry After the Invention of America: Don't Light the Flower by Andrés Ajens (Palgrave MacMillan); Mouth of Hell, The Tango Lyrics, and The Annunciation by María Negroni; and This Blue Novel by Mexican poet Valerie Mejer Caso (Quattro Books and Action Books). She is the author of Attached Houses (Brooklyn Arts Press). Her work has been supported by an NEA Literature Fellowship in Literary Translation, a Howard Foundation grant, a PEN/Heim Translation Fellowship, and a Fulbright US Scholars Grant. Her poems and translations have been published in numerous journals and anthologies. She teaches several courses in Creative Writing, directs the Visiting Writers Series, serves as Faculty Advisor to the student literary magazine, and is the Publisher of Eulalia Books.

Phone 724-805-2317
Office Location
Placid Hall, Room 410
Courses Taught
  • Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Language and Rhetoric
  • Literary Translation Workshop
  • Magazine Production
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Reading as Writers: Poetry
  • Reading as Writers: The Literary Essay