José Eugenio SANCHEZ Garza

José Eugenio SANCHEZ Garza
  • Americas
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Mexico
Spanish

José Eugenio SANCHEZ Garza has published three collections of poetry, most recently Happiness is a Warm Gun (2004). His second book, Physical Graffiti (1997) won him the International Poetry Grant from the Loewe Foundation; he also received two writing fellowships from Mexico’s Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA), and a Young Poetry Award of Monterrey. At present, he is a member of FONCA’s National System of Creators of Art. His poems are included in Latin-American anthologies in Spain, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia and the United States. He participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.

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Happening Now

  • To mark PEN International’s centennial, Words Without Borders has published a sampler of works by writers committed to freedom of expression. Algerian novelist and scholar Med MAGANI is among them.

  • A fall harvest of book reviews coming in: of The Others by Sarah BLAU (translated from the Hebrew by Daniella Zamir); of LO Yi-Chin’s Farewell, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy TIANG; of Véronique TADJO’s In the Company of Men

  • A fascinating interview with IWP’s Senior Advisor, professor Peter Nazareth, retired from UI’s English Department in spring 2021, after nearly five decades of teaching.

  • Word reaches us that poet HU Xudong  胡续冬, who also taught comparative and world literatures at Peking University (Beida), specializing in Latin American literatures, passed away unexpectedly. RIP, Hu Xudong…

  • We note with sadness the passing of Hiroshi SAKAGAMI 坂上 弘, whose long novelistic career garnered him major literary and cultural honors. A former president of the Japan Writers’ Association, he was until his retirement also the director of Keio University Press.

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