Beverly Pérez Rego is one of Venezuela’s most prominent translators and the author of five volumes of poetry: Artes del vidrio [Glass arts] (1992), Libro de cetrería [Book of falconry] (1994), Providencia [Providence] (1998), Grimorio [Grimoire] (2002) and Escurana [Darkness] (2004), collected in 2006 as Poesía reunida [Collected poetry] by Monte Ávila Editores. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies, and she has also published translations of Anne Waldman, Nathalie Handal, Louise Glück and Mark Strand. She received the Rafael Bolívar Coronado Biennial Literary Prize in Poetry and the Elías David Curiel Poetry Award. In 2010, she was a Fellow at the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa, where she later obtained an MFA in Translation. She lives in Caracas.