Daniela Camacho

Daniela Camacho is a Mexican poet, essayist, translator, and professor of literature. She is the author of more than five collections of poetry and has contributed to various international collaborations and creative publications. Her books include En la punta de la lengua (2007), Plegarias para insomnes (2008), imperia (2013), and Experiencia Butoh (2017), which won the Joaquin Xirau Prize in Poetry in 2018.


X by Daniela Camacho, translated by Sylvia Beato   Recently updated !

A star – sweetest beauty. Denied faith or body, it doesn’t know touch, doesn’t know patience. Born of luminous solitude, its numb sex impregnates nocturnal women in their madness, rips away their silence and rust, moistens their nipples with the wings of its tongue, fractures their insomnia, discolors their bellies, […]


from A Woman With No Tongue by Daniela Camacho, translated by Sylvia Beato   Recently updated !

                                                                                                                  a blow of sunrise in flowers                                                                                    leaves me intoxicated from lilac light and nothing                                                                                                 drunk from paralysis and certainty                                                                                                                         -Alejandra Pizarnik   Intoxicated, no, not from light, no. Drunk and singing psalms, no. The blackest birds of my mouth and the knives, no, from […]