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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

Zurita and the Snowman September 3, 2013: Late last night, on the phone, a dear friend told me “a poem is something produced through the poet.” Each of us hung up, in our distant cities, with this idea in mind. She said she called to [...] by

PEN Announces 2013 Translation Fund Winners July 23, 2013: For the tenth year PEN’s Translation Fund has selected a handful of its Advisory Board’s favorite works for funding. Per their site: This year, as in the past, the PEN/Heim Translation [...] by