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Author: Elena Rivera

Eléna Rivera was born in Mexico City and raised in Paris. Her most recent books are EPIC SERIES (Shearsman Books, 2020) and Scaffolding (Princeton University, 2017). Her book THE PERFORATED MAP was published by Shearsman in 2011. Poems have also appeared in The Nation, The Chicago Review, New American Writing, The New York Times, Denver Quarterly, Jacket2, Aster(ix), Aufgabe, among others. Her translation of Bernard Noël's The Rest of the Voyage (Graywolf, 2011) received the Robert Fagles Translation Prize. She also translated Noël's The Ink's Path (Cadastre8zéro, 2018) and Isabelle Garron's Body Was (forthcoming, Litmus Press). She received a National Endowment for the Arts (in translation 2010) and fellowships from Trelex Paris Poetry Residency (2019) and MacDowell (2020).

Epic Series
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Epic Series

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Women's Studies. EPIC SERIES brings together three long poems by Eléna Rivera previously published in small press limited editions. Gathered here are Wale; or The Corse, UNKNOWNE LAND and The Wait; for Homer's Penelope. These poems delve int...

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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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