Tag Archives: David Backer

New story at Metazen, 3rd place contest winner.

Metazen picked my story “In the Land of Tongues” as a 3rd place winner for a contest, the proceeds of which went to charity. They published the story yesterday. Thanks Metazen!

Ulises Estrella translations published in Words Without Borders.

Ulises Estrella, considered Quito’s poet, appears in Words Without Borders’ January issue. These three poems are my first published translations, and this is one of Estrella’s first appearances in translation.

El Terrible
Pedestrian of Quito

New story at Metazen.

Metazen has kindly published “The Yolk,” which is a description of something I saw when meditating recently.