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Author: Mercedes Roffe

Mercedes Roffé is one of Argentina's foremost poets, a distinguished translator, and a small press publisher. Her work has been very influential in Argentina, as well as in the rest of Latin America and Spain. She has published ten poetry collections. Some of her books have appeared in translation in England, Quebec, Italy, France, and Romania, and selections of her work, in the United States, Belgium, Macedonia, Morocco, and India. She has translated the poetry of American and Canadian poets, among them, Leonard Schwartz, Anne Waldman, Erín Moure, and Jerome Rothenberg, and from the French a collection of short stories by Symbolist painter Odilon Redon. She is the founder and editor of Ediciones Pen Press, a New York- based small press dedicated to the publication of broadsides and plaquettes of contemporary poetry from around the world. Roffé has been guest reader at manifold international events. Plenty of critical work has been written on her oeuvre. In 2001 she was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry, and in 2012 a residence fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation (NY/Italy).

Floating Lanterns
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Floating Lanterns

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Anna Deeny. "In FLOATING LANTERNS, her eighth poetry collection, Mercedes Roffé draws from a range of creation myths, sacred texts, philosophy and poetry that meditates upon human nature ...

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Ghost Opera
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Ghost Opera

co-im-press

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Music. Translated from the Spanish by Judith Filc. In the stunning collection GHOST OPERA, Mercedes Roffé, one of the most esteemed contemporary poets of Latin America, reminds us that poetry's true origin is the still...

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