Sebastian Castillo is a writer and teacher who lives in Philadelphia. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela, grew up in New York, and moved to Philadelphia to complete his MFA in fiction at Temple University. He is the author of 49 Venezuelan Novels (2017), published by Bottlecap Press. His work has also appeared in Philadelphia Weekly, Peach Mag, Electric Literature, The Fanzine, and elsewhere. His writing and teaching is concerned with genre hybridity, experimental models of prose, and Latin American literature in translation.