A bilingual edition (Spanish/English) of poetry by Venezuelan surrealist Vicente Gerbasi, translated by Guillermo Parra.
Guillermo Parra translates early and late poems by the Venezuelan surrealist poet, Vicente Gerbasi, who died in 1992.
Poetry. Latinx Studies.
Born in 1913 in Canaobo in Venezuela, Vicente Gerbasi was a member of the surrealist grupo Viernes, and published many books of poetry. His later works were mainly published by Monte Avila Editores. His Obra Poetica was published in 1986 by Biblioteca Ayacucho. He was also an ambassador for Venezuela, to Haiti (1959), to Israel (1960- 64), to Denmark, Norway and Poland (1969-71). He received an honorary doctorate from the Universidad de Carabobo in 1984. He died in Caracas in 1992.
Author City: Canaobo VEN
Parra is an American poet and translator who was born in Cambridge, MA in 1970. His translations include The Conspiracy, by Israel Center (Phoneme Media, 2017), Selected Works by Jose Antonio Ramos Sucre, (Noemi Press, 2016), and Air on the Air, Selected Poems of Juan Sanchez Pealed, (Black Square Editions, 2016). His own work is published in Phantasmal Repeats (Petrichord Books, 2009) and Caracas Notebook (act Gist Press, 2006).
Author City: CLEARWATER, FL USA