Linda J. Craft is Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature at North Park University in Chicago. She is the author of Novels of Testimony and Resistance from Central America, and numerous articles on contemporary texts from Central America, the Caribbean, and the U.S. 'borderlands.' She recently translated Argueta's folktale, 'El Cipit'o,' for a bi-lingual children's edition through Editorial Legado in San JosZ, Costa Rica. Her most recent project is co-editing an anthology of critical readings on Argueta's poetry and novels.