Megin Jimenez is the author of Mongrel Tongue, selected by Daniel Borzutzky for the 1913 Press Prize for First Books, forthcoming in 2019. She grew up in Mérida, Venezuela and Denver, USA, and received her MFA from The New School, New York. She has worked as a translator at the United Nations and the International Criminal Court.
Her poems and essays have appeared in the Best American Poetry Blog, Barrelhouse, The Inquisitive Eater, NOO Journal, Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, LIT, Tarpaulin Sky, and other journals.
She lives in Leiden, the Netherlands.