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Author: Elena Rivera

Eléna Rivera was born in Mexico City and spent her childhood in Paris. She is the author of THE PERFORATED MAP (Shearsman Books, 2011), Mistakes, Accidents and the Want of Liberty (Barque Press, 2006), Suggestions at Every Turn (Seeing Eye Books, 2005), UNKNOWNE LAND (Kelsey St. Press, 2000), WALE; OR, THE CORSE (Leave Books, 1995), and a recent pamphlet entitled Disturbances in the Ocean of Air (Phylum Press, 2005). She received a MacDowell Residency fellowship March-April 2005, won first prize in the 1998 Stand Magazine International Poetry Competition, and was recently awarded the 2007 Witter Bynner Poetry Translator Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute in New Mexico. Rivera was recently awarded the 2010 Robert Fagles prize in translation from the National Poetry Series for her project The Rest of the Voyage, a translation of the French poet Bernard Noël, to be published by Greywolf Press late in 2011.

The Perforated Map
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The Perforated Map

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Who guides us through the unknown? Who offers the keys? In THE PERFORATED MAP, Eléna Rivera's guide is language as she attempts to navigate the distances, the disturbances, the suggestions, the mistakes, the perforations. In these poems, lan...

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Unknowne Land
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Unknowne Land

Kelsey Street Press

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. "Eléna Rivera's UNKNOWNE LAND is a brilliant, mature, deeply engaging work, whose Question is constructed through its unfolding shape—a developing exhalation of grief and wasted opportunity, both classical in its refer...

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