Uk writer Simon Carnell is the author of Hare (Reaktion), a cultural study of human-animal relationships, and the co-translator of two books by the Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli. His poems have appeared most recently in London Review of Books, Poetry London, and the Wallace Stevens Journal. He has visited Mexico annually for the past fifteen years, and written on english literary travellers to Mexico between the wars in Erica Segre (ed.) Ghosts of the revolution in mexican literature and visual culture. His translations and co-translations of Italian poetry have been published in Modern Poetry in Translation, PN Review, and in the anthologies the Faber Book of 20th Century Italian Poets and Canone Inverso.