Katabasis

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Product Details

Price
$20.70
Publisher
Eulalia Books
Publish Date
Pages
110
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781732936355

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About the Author

Lucía Estrada (Medellín, Colombia) is the author of ten books of poetry including the award-winning collections Las Hijas del Espino (2006) and La noche en el espejo (2010). She is the two- time recipient of the Bogotá Poetry Prize, most recently in 2017 for Katábasis, which was also named a finalist for the 2019 Colombian National Poetry Prize. Estrada has been invited to participate in many international literary events and, for several years, she helped to organize the groundbreaking Medellín International Poetry Festival. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies in and beyond Latin America and has been partially translated into English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Swedish. Estrada is currently the Cultural Coordinator at the Corporación Otraparte in Medellín.

Olivia Lott is the translator of Luc'a Estrada's KATABASIS (2020, Eulalia Books), which was a finalist for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, and the co- translator of Soleida R'os's THE DIRTY TEXT (2018, Kenning Editions). She curates Poes'a en acción on the Action Books blog and her writing on translation has appeared in Kenyon Review, Latin American Literature Today, Reading in Translation, and Words Without Borders. Her translation of Lauri Garc'a Dueñas's 0 was recently named a winner of the 2021 Academy of American Poets and Words Without Borders Poems in Translation Contest. She is a Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation Fellow in Spanish at Kenyon College and a Ph.D. Candidate in Hispanic Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.