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In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Inferno December 8, 2014:            At the end of daybreak. . . Beat it, I said to him, you cop, you lousy pig, beat it, [...] by

THEY KEPT KILLING HIM, EVEN THOUGH HE DOES NOTHING TO THEM December 2, 2014: 1 In Don Mee Choi’s new and excellent pamphlet Freely Frayed,ᄏ=q, & Race=Nation (Wave Books, 2014), she says the following about her work translating the amazing Korean poet Kim Hyesoon: [...] by

Introducing Raúl Zurita to The Millions September 30, 2014: At The Millions, Magdalena Edwards introduces readers to the life and writings of Chilean poet Raúl Zurita, who persevered throughout his childhood and adolescence after the deaths of both his [...] by

Some Hot Action at Action Books February 11, 2014: Not so much publishing as UNLEASHING, yesterday Action Books announced via Montevidayo the availability of four new titles hot off the press. Included in the latest horde is Wet Land by Lucas de [...] by

The Victorious Battles Are Withered Wounds: Translating Pablo de Rokha November 7, 2013: On December 10 of this year, Copper Canyon will be publishing an anthology edited by Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita called Pinholes in the Night: Essential Poems from Latin America. My husband Evan [...] by

Zurita’s 7 Night Boatmen September 27, 2013: Third Movement (The Survivor) for Raúl Zurita * * * 1. I wrote the poem “Third Movement (The Survivor)” in my apartment in Brooklyn, on Franklin St. Zurita was living in Boston then where he [...] by

Zurita and Cormac: The Story of Our American, Sentimental Education September 24, 2013: Now as I’ve started writing there is a persistent light rain falling, known as the chipi-chipi, under the stone arches and on the black slab and large avocado from a Mexican garden, sitting on the [...] by

Once Is Enough: Zurita Paints the Entire Sea from a Drop of Dye September 19, 2013: Like a tree with hundreds of branches and thousands of leaves that comes from a tiny seed and through overuse becomes The Example, we can’t avoid amazement when we find something that is numerous [...] by

A Leopard Never Changes Its Spots: On Zurita and Memory September 16, 2013: The expression “genio y figura hasta la sepultura,” in Spanish (here translated as “a leopard never changes its spots,” and equivalent to the expression “genius and character from cradle to [...] by

From a ‘Corrido’ to Pink Floyd: Zurita’s ‘Kurosawa 356′ September 9, 2013: Zurita came back from a trip to Vienna, where he read and visited Erick Hackel (the marvelous Viennese novelist who has depicted the violence of Latin American dictatorships like few Latinos have) [...] by