Trabalis/ Puerto Rico

Latin American Writers Series

Trabalis Editores, Mayda Colón and Zayra Taranto, started publishing in 2014. They own their own printing press and use the royalties ceded by their world renown authors to publish new writers. Their collections include poetry, fiction, essays, children´s, young adult and art books. Their catalog is composed of eighty titles of international (Claudia Hernández, Rafael Courtoisie, Ana Lidia Vega-Serova, José Cozer) and Puerto Rican writers (Ángel Lozada, Alejandro Álvarez Nieves, Mónica Lladó).

Mayda Colón was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her poetry books are Dosis (2006), Prosac (2010), Recuentos y Volteretas (2016) and La casa del vacío (2018); her poems have been included in several anthologies. She is the editor of the poetry collection of Trabalis Editores.

Zayra Taranto was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. She is a writer, editor, photographer, graphic artist and videographer. She is the Executive Director of Trabalis Editores.