Francisco Pérez Perdomo

Poet and critic Francisco Pérez Perdomo (Boconó, 1930 – Caracas, 2013) belonged to the literary groups Sardio and El Techo de la Ballena in the late 1950s and 1960s. He was a life-long scholar of the foundational figure of modern Venezuelan poetry José Antonio Ramos Sucre. Pérez Perdomo published thirteen books of poetry and was awarded the National Prize for Literature in 1980.

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