Chilean poet, MARIELA GRIFFOR, is the author of Exiliana (2006), House (2007), The Psychiatrist (2013) and Declassified (2017) as well as the translator of Pablo Neruda’s masterpiece Canto General (2016). She lives in between Washington D.C. and Michigan where she is Honorary Consul of Chile for the state of Michigan. She holds a B.A in Journalism from Wayne State University and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New England College. she is founder of Marick Press.