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Author: Valerie Mejer Caso

Painter and poet Valerie Mejer Caso was born in Mexico City into a family of European immigrants. She is the author of the poetry collections EDINBURGH NOTEBOOK (Action Books, 2021), RAIN OF THE FUTURE (Action Books, 2013), translated by C.D. Wright, Forrest Gander, and Alexandra Zelman; de la ola, el atajo (2009); Geografías de Niebla (2008); Esta Novela Azul (2004), which was translated by Michelle Gil-Montero as THIS BLUE NOVEL (Action Books, 2015); and Ante el Ojo de Cíclope (1999). Her book De Elefante a Elefante (1997) won the Spanish Government's "Gerardo Diego 1966" International Award. Mejer Caso has collaborated with photographers, among them Barry Shapiro and Russel Monk. With the photgrapher D.S Borris, Mejer Caso and Forrest Gander co-authored Time's Playing Fields, a book about empty football fields in Mexico (Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, TX). She has translated poetry by Charles Wright, Ruth Fainligth, and Pascale Petit. From 2016-17, she participated in the Bienalle of Kochi-Muziris in India, where she exhibited her unfolded book Untamable Light. Her poetry has been translated into English, Slovenian, and Korean.

Edinburgh Notebook
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Edinburgh Notebook

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Translated by Michelle Gil-Montero. A book-length epitaph for her late brother Charlie, Valerie Mejer Caso's EDINBURGH NOTEBOOK is a captivating, startling expression of grief. Following a trail of breadcrumbs, Mejer Caso's p...

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Rain of the Future
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Rain of the Future

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Poetry. Edited by C.D. Wright. Translated from the Spanish by A.S. Zelman-Doring, Forrest Gander, and C.D. Wright. Forward by Raúl Zurita translated by Sarah Denaci and Forrest Gander. Like a nightscape's pulsating constellations, dreams and memorie...

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This Blue Novel
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This Blue Novel

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Poetry. Translated from the Spanish by Michelle Gil-Montero. Introduction by Raúl Zurita. Full of smoke and ghosts and giant saints, Valerie Mejer Caso's THIS BLUE NOVEL traces maps layered onto maps: desert spaces, family lineage, and memory filter...

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