Laura Cesarco Eglin was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1976. She is the author of three collections of poetry, Llamar al agua por su nombre (Mouthfeel Press, 2010), Sastrería (Yaugurú, 2011), and Los brazos del saguaro (Yaugurú, 2015). Cesarco Eglin’s poems and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in a variety of journals, including Modern Poetry in Translation, Copper Nickel, Eleven Eleven, Puerto del Sol, Columbia Poetry Review, Periódico de Poesía, and more. Her poems are also featured in the Uruguayan women’s section of Palabras Errantes, Plusamérica: Latin American Literature in Translation. Cesarco Eglin’s poetry will appear in América invertida: An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press in 2016.