Juan Gelman

Juan Gelman (Buenos Aires, 1930-Mexico City, 2014) published more than twenty books of poetry and his numerous awards include the Pablo Neruda Prize (Chile, 2005), the most prestigious Spanish-language literary award, Cervantes Prize (2007), and the Premio Leteo in 2012. His last book, Hoy, was published in 2013 and the present selection comes from this volume.