Hugo dos Santos is a Luso-American writer, editor, and translator. He has been awarded fellowships by the MacDowell Colony and the Disquiet International Literary Program. He is the translator of A Child in Ruins, the collected poems of José Luís Peixoto, published by Writ Large Press and a staff pick at the Paris Review. He is associate editor at DMQ Review. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and won a Write Well Award, and has appeared or is forthcoming in upstreet magazine, The Common, The Fanzine, Hobart, Barrelhouse, and elsewhere. Hugo is a co-founder of the Brick City Collective, a multimedia group of Newark-native writers and artists working as agents for social change through literature and art.