José Nicolás Cabrera-Schneider, Nico, was born and raised in Guatemala. He moved to the US to continue his education. He is currently perusing a Ph.D. studies in Latin American Studies (Tulane University). Nico has published two books of short stories: No Importa Saber (Guatemala, Folio 114, 2003) and Cuéntame tu día (Guatemala, Cazam Ah, 2016). Also, he has published two novels: El detective Juan B’atz’: Tarjeta Roja (Guatemala, Cazam Ah, 2017) and El detective Juan B’atz’: El Tigre (Guatemala, Cazam Ah, 2019). Nico’s poetry was included in California’s Best Emerging Poets: An Anthology (US, Published by Z Publishing, 2017). His translation work has focused on grant and report writing for two non-profits in Guatemala.