Felipe Benítez Reyes

Felipe Benítez Reyes is a prominent Spanish poet, author, and essayist. His many, many books have garnered numerous awards, including Spain’s, Premio de la Crítica and Premio Nacional de Literatura, as well as the Premio Ateneo de Sevilla, Premio Nadal, Premio Mario Vargas Llosa NH, Premio Tiflos, and Premio Hucha de Oro. Reyes’ work has been translated in English, Italian, Russian, French, Romanian and Portuguese.

Three Aces by Felipe Benítez Reyes, translated by Anna Rosenwong

    Three things I fear: night, suffering, and memory. Night, which gives life to sleepless beasts, the ones that roar, like a tale of majesty and ascendence, in my consciousness. Suffering, which is a broken needle driven through a fingernail, the snapped string of a violin—splintered and fatalistic. Memory: […]