Thomas Mira y Lopez is a writer and translator, as well as the author of The Book of Resting Places (Counterpoint Press, 2017).
His work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, The Georgia Review, Kenyon Review Online, and The Normal School among others. He holds MFAs in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Arizona and Literary Translation from the University of Iowa. He was the 2017-2018 Kenan Visiting Writer at UNC-Chapel Hill and a 2015-2016 Olive B. O'Connor Fellow at Colgate University.
He is an editor of Territory, a literary project about maps and other strange objects, and a fiction editor at DIAGRAM. Originally from New York, Mira y Lopez lives in Iowa City, where he'll be a visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa in the Fall of 2023.