Carlos Soto Román is a Chilean pharmacist, a poet and a translator. He holds a Master of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has published in Chile: La Marcha de los Quiltros (1999), Haikú Minero (2007), and Cambio y Fuera (2009); and in the States: Philadelphia’s Notebooks (Otoliths, 2011), Chile Project: [Re-Classified] (Gauss PDF, 2013), and Alternative Set of Procedures (Corollary Press, 2014). As a translator he has published Do or DIY: Autoedición, Apropiación, Recontextualización y Plagio (Das Kapital, 2013). He is a MacDowell Fellow and a recipient of grants from the Chilean Council for Culture and the Arts for projects Creation and Translation. He is also the curator of the cooperative anthology of U.S. poetry Elective Affinities.