- Latin America and the Caribbean
- South America
(born 1965, Buenos Aires) is a permanent contributor to the cultural section of Argentina's largest daily newspaper, Clarín, and is editor of the literary supplement; he formerly served as editor of the prestigious cultural magazine of Argentina's only leftist newspaper, Página 12. His first volume of poems, Tuca (1990), was chosen as the Poetry Book of the Year by Diario de Poesía en Argentina. Mr. Casas received first prize from the Argentina Authors' Society in 1992 and first prize from Columbia's Prometeo Foundation in 1994. His other publcications include El Salmón (The Salmon, 1995), Un Angulo del Mundo (One Angle of the World, 1994) and works in the anthologies Argentine Authors of the End of the Century and 70 Poetas Argentinos. His participation in the IWP is supported by the United States Information Agency.