Marcel Jaentschke is a Graduate Student at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Mizzou. He has published two poetry collections in Spanish: Sobre el desasosiego, and Dilatada República de las luces. In 2015 he published his first novel: Anotaciones a la Banana Republic. A selection of his poetry work has been translated into Finnish: Onko tämä suomalaista kirjallisuutta? and French: Boustro IV.