Gabriela Aguirre is a poet from Querétaro, México. She is the author of the poetry collections La frontera: un cuerpo (The Border: A Body) (2003), El lugar equivocado de las cosas (The Mistaken Place for Things) (Fondo Editorial de Querétaro, 2011), La casa es una espora (The House Is a Spore) (Ediciones El humo, 2015), La isla de tu nombre (The Island of Your Name) (Veliz Books, 2017), and others. Aguirre is the recipient of many awards, including the 2003 Premio Nacional de Poesía Joven Elías Nandino for La frontera: un cuerpo and the 2007 Premio Nacional de Poesía Enriqueta Ochoa for El lugar equivocado de las cosas. She has been a fellow of FONCA (Jóvenes Creadores), a fellow of the Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas for poetry from 2005 to 2007, and a fellow of the Instituto Queretano de la Cultura y las Artes (Creador con Trayectoria). Aguirre received an MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish from the University of Texas at El Paso and a PhD in Literature from the Universidad de Guanajuato. She teaches literature at the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro.