Mercedes Roffé, translated from the Spanish by Judith Filc
MERCEDES ROFFÉ is one of Argentinas leading poets. Widely published in Latin America and Spain, her poetry has been published in translation in Italy, Quebec, Romania, England, and the United States. In 1998 she founded Ediciones Pen Press, a successful indie press dedicated to the publication of contemporary poetry from around the world.
JUDITH FILC has published books and essays on Argentine literature and culture, as well as three volumes of poetry in Spanish. She co-translated the bilingual poetry anthology Poéticas de Chile/Chilean Poets on The Art of Poetry (2007) as well as the the book-length essay La poesía y sus máscaras.