Silvina López Medin

Silvina López Medin was born in Buenos Aires and currently lives in New York. She is the author of three books of poetry: La noche de los bueyes (Madrid, 1999), awarded the International Young Poetry Prize by the Loewe Foundation, Esa sal en la lengua para decir manglar (Buenos Aires, 2014), and 62 brazadas (Buenos Aires, 2015). Her theatre play Exactamente bajo el sol opened at Teatro del Pueblo in 2008 and was granted the Plays Third Prize by the Argentine Institute of Theatre. She translated, with poet Mirta Rosenberg, Anne Carson’s Eros the Bittersweet (Buenos Aires, 2015). She edited and co-translated Home Movies (Buenos Aires, 2016), a selection of poems by Robert Hass. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at NYU, and co-edits the Señal series for contemporary Latin American poetry at Ugly Duckling Presse.