Poetry Reading: Olivia Maciel Edelman

Poetry Reading: Olivia Maciel Edelman 

Thursday, October 8, 6:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Mexican Art 

Olivia Maciel Edelman is author of Filigrana encendida /  Filigree of LightLuna de cal / Limestone Moon, andSombra en plata / Shadow in Silver (Swan Isle Press). She has been included in King's College bibliography for best Mexican poetry in translation of the 20th Centry. She is editor of the poetry anthology Astillas de luz / Shards of Light (Northwestern University Press), and author of various scholarly articles and volumes of criticism on Latin American literature including: Surrealismo en la poesía de Xavier Villaurrutia, Octavio Paz,  y Luis Cernuda: México 1940-­1960 (Edwin Mellen Press), and a volume on literature of the Avant-­Gardes in  Latin America for Revista Iberoamericana.  She received ForeWord Magazine Silver Book of the Year award forFiligrana Encendida (2002), Poet’s House Award, New York City (1996) for one of three best books of poetry in the U.S., and the José Martí Award for essay writing in homage to Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1993).  She was born in Mexico City.

This event is part of the National Museum of Mexican Art's 2015 Sor Juana Festival. 

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

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