Miguel Avero is a narrator, essayist, teacher and researcher. He directs the “Puerta Chimera” writing workshop, and he has been included in various national and international anthologies, specifically, América Invertida: An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets (University of New Mexico Press). He has published several books including two collections of poems Arca de Aserrín (Ediciones en Blanco) and La Pieza (Walkie Talkie Editions). Most recently, he has published Haiku Mate (Demiurge Editions). Avero lives in Montevideo, Uruguay.