Luis Alberto Ambroggio
Born in Córdoba, Argentina, Luis Alberto Ambroggio has lived in the Washington, DC area since 1967. Winner of the 2004 Spanish TV Award for poems on Solitute and other distinctions, Ambroggio’s latest books of poetry are Difficult Beauty: Selected Poems (1987-2006), Laberintos de Humo (Tierra Firme, Buenos Aires, 2005) and El testigo se desnuda (Puerta de Alcala, 2002).
He is the author of nine collections of poetry published in Spain, Argentina and the United States of America. His poetry has appeared in anthologies in Latin America, Europe and the U.S., among them DC Poets Against the War, Red Hot Salsa, Tigertail, Poetic Voices Without Boundaries and Cool Salsa. His poems have also appeared in magazines such as Passport, Scholastic, International Poetry Review, Hispanic Culture Review, and others.
Ambroggio’s poetry has been selected for the Archives of Hispanic-American Literature of the Library of Congress. He is a member of the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (North American Academy of the Spanish Language).