EVENT | LECTURE
KJCC Poetry Series | Reading and conversation with Argentine poets Gerardo Jorge and Guadalupe Wernicke
Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South
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Reading and conversation with Argentine poets Gerardo Jorge and Guadalupe Wernicke
Gerardo Jorge (1980) published the books El hipérbaton (Spiral Jetty, 2011) and Visión de las ciudades (Mansalva, 2014). He won the 2015 Silver Lira at the Lira Festival (Ecuador), which awards the best poetry books published in Spanish every two years. In 2014 he founded the editorial “n direcciones” that has more than 20 titles published. He has a PhD in Literature from the University of Buenos Aires. He is currently working as a Visiting Scholar at New York University (NYU) with a Fulbright Scholarship.
Guadalupe Wernicke (1982) studied Sociology and has been coordinating writing workshops for 10 years. She published among others the books of poetry Con dibujos de la virgen negra (2013) and El proyecto olímpico (Bajo la luna, 2016). She prefaced and prepared the edition of the Chinese Poems translated by Juan L. Ortiz (Abeja Reina, 2010).