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Gloria Gervitz


Gloria Gervitz

Gloria Gervitz (1943, Mexico) was born in Mexico City and has been living there all her life. Currently she also spends part of her time in San Diego, California. Her book Migrations has been published in different editions over the years, and has been translated in to English by Mark Schafer and published in England by Shearsman Books and by Junction Press in the USA in 2004. In 2009 it was published in Sweden by Wahlstrom  & Widstrand and translated by ulf Eriksson and Magnus William-Olsson. In 2012, it was translated in to Arabic by Mohamed Jasim, and published in Almutawassir Press. Fragments of Migrations have been translated into 18 languages. In 2011 she was honored with the Mexican PEN-Club Prize for Literary Excellence.   

Valerie Mejer


Valerie Mejer

(1966) is a poet essayist and painter. As a painter she has been part of diverse poetic collaborations among which are two books by Antonio Prete: Menhir and L’imperfection de la Lune, Los Boteros de la Noche by Raúl Zurita and Ligatures by Forrest Gander. Her poetry books include Geografías de Niebla, Esta Novela Azul, Ante el Ojo del Cíclope, and her most recent de la ola, el atajo published in Spain in Amargord. She has two books translated into English by Michelle Gil-Montero and Forrest Gander and C.D Wright that will be published by Action Books coming this 2013: This blue novel  and Rain of the future. Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry London, Hunger Mountain Review, Fascicle and Nimrod. She is the recipient of two FONCA grants, the Spanish Government’s International Award “Gerardo Diego 1966”, and a recent grant from Sistema Estatal de Creadores to translate the Australian poet Les Murray.

Oscar Leonel Ruiz Ramírez


Oscar Leonel Ruiz Ramírez

(Mexico), born in 1970 in Guadalajara. In 1990 he has published, his first poems and short stories in various literary magazines. His story Muy a mi estilo (1994) appeared in the collection of Guadalajara University. He has been participating in a work shop of literature and fine arts in Mexico City, with Carlos Illescas, writer from Guatemala, since 1995. Master’s degree in Nuclear Chemistry (1998). At present, he is preparing a new book of poems in Slovenia.

Festival Days of poetry and wine

2017