Pura López Colomé

Mexico City, Mexico, 1952

Pura López Colomé

Pura López Colomé (1952, Mexico) did her undergraduate as well as her graduate studies in Hispanic, Mexican and Latin American Literature at the Autonomous National University of Mexico. Since 1980, she has been contributing pieces of poetry, fiction and translation critique to different newspapers. She has received numerous national and international poetry awards, as well as the National Translation Prize in 1992. Her work has been translated into English, French, German and Dutch, and included in numerous anthologies. Nine books of her poems have been published in Mexico, the United States and the Netherlands, most recently Via Corporis in 2016. She lives in Cuernavaca.