Author: Adalber Salas Hernandez

Adalber Salas Hernández-poet, essayist, and translator-was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He is the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently La ciencia de las despedidas (Pre-Textos). He has published five collections of essays, as well as numerous translations from Portuguese, English, and French; these include works by Marguerite Duras, Antonin Artaud, Charles Wright, Mário de Andrade, Hart Crane, Pascal Quignard, Mark Strand, Lorna Goodison, Louise Glück, Yusef Komunyakaa, Anne Boyer, Frankétienne, and Patrick Chamoiseau. He has been a member of the editorial board for Revista POESÍA and Buenos Aires Poetry. He coordinates the collection Diablos Danzantes published by Amargord Ediciones and is pursuing a PhD at New York University.

The Science of Departures
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The Science of Departures

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. THE SCIENCE OF DEPARTURES is a book of goodbyes. Each poem in Adalber Salas Hernández's collection speaks to a different kind of farewell: death, estrangement, illness, dispossession, decomposition, banishment, stories forget...

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