Jose Antonio Villarán

3 poems

i like to stare at walls

10 potential scenarios

for any given conditions

manzana h, lote 6b

Jose Antonio Villarán (Perú/México/Estados Unidos) is the author of two books of poetry: la distancia es siempre la misma (Matalamanga, 2006) & el cerrajero (Album del Universo Bakterial, 2012); one book of translation, Album of Fences, by Omar Pimienta (Cardboard House Press, 2018); and creator of the AMLT project (, an exploration of hypertext literature and collective authorship. His third book, titled Open Pit, is forthcoming from AUB in 2020. He holds an MFA in Writing from the University of California in San Diego and is currently a PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of California in Santa Cruz.