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Jen Hofer

Antena
Los Angeles, CA

Jen Hofer is a Los Angeles-based poet, translator, social justice interpreter, teacher, knitter, book-maker, public letter-writer, urban cyclist, and co-founder of the language justice and literary activism collaborative Antena. Her latest translations include the chapbook En las maravillas/In Wonder (Libros Antena/Antena Books, 2012) and Ivory Black, a translation of Negro marfil by Myriam Moscona (Les Figues Press 2011). Her latest homemade books include we do not see what we do not see (DIY edition, 2013), When We Said This Was A Space, We Meant We Are People (Libros Antena/Antena Books, 2013), and Shroud: A Piece Of Fabric Sewn To A Piece Of Paper By Way Of A Map (collaboration with Jill Magi, DIY edition, 2013). Her work is available from a range of small presses, including Action Books, Atelos, Dusie Books, Insert Press, Kenning Editions, Litmus Press, Little Red Leaves (Textile Series), Palm Press, Subpress, and Ugly Duckling Presse. She teaches poetics, translation and bookmaking at CalArts and Otis College.