For the event we put together a whopping 73-page journal of side-by-side translations to provide each attendee, and we'd also like to make it available now for anyone who wants it.
Gonzalez often draws the reader back to a vague or more direct sense of loss, through memory, nostalgia, or new kinds of spaciousness. Sometimes in his briefer pieces, enhanced by sparse punctuation, this space simply folds toward emptiness
Even a cursory glance at Estrada’s poetry reveals the main thematic preoccupations that characterize her work: the night, women, fire, magic, and the written word.
Fuegos nocturnos was published when Lucía Estrada was 17 years old. Since then, she has emerged as one of the most celebrated contemporary female poets in Colombia.