John Pluecker

John Pluecker is a language worker who writes, translates, organizes, interprets, and creates. In 2010, they co-founded the transdisciplinary collaborative Antena with Jen Hofer and in 2015 the local social justice interpreting collective Antena Houston. JP has translated numerous books from the Spanish, including Gore Capitalism (Semiotext(e), 2018) and Antígona González (Les Figues Press, 2016). JP’s book of poetry and image, Ford Over, was released in 2016 from Noemi Press. In 2020, The Operating System is publishing En el entre/In the Between by the Antena Aire collective (which JP co-founded with Jen Hofer), and Green Lantern Press is publishing JP’s translation of Escribir con Caca / Writing with Caca by Luis Felipe Fabre. They are a member of the Macondo Writing Workshop and have exhibited work at Blaffer Art Museum, the Hammer Museum, Project Row Houses, Pratt Institute, CalArts, Lawndale Art Center, and more. More info at and