Online Event | CWS Series | Corazón sagrado de los rebeldes: Héctor Hernández Montecinos
May 6, 2020 7:00 pm
CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Corazón sagrado de los rebeldes: a conversation with Chilean poet Héctor Hernández Montesinos.
Hosted by Mariela Dreyfus with Roberto Ibáñez Ricóuz.
Héctor Hernández Montesinos (Chile, 1979) has a PhD in Philosophy, focus on Esthetics and Art History (Universidad de Chile), and in Literature (P. Universidad Católica de Chile). At 19 he received the Muskakis Award for Young Talents. At the age of 29, he won the Pablo Neruda Award thanks to his outstanding career path both in Chile and abroad. He was in Cuerpo Plural, a contemporary hispanoamerican poetic anthology (2010), in Pre-Textos y El Canon Abierto: Last Poetry in Spanich (2015) Visor, among others. His poetry consists of La Divina Revelación (1999-2011), Debajo de la Lengua (2007-2009) and OIIII (2012-2019). The editor house RIL Editores published his autobiographical books: Buenas noches luciérnagas (Chile, 2017) and Los nombres propios (Chile, 2018). About the poet Raúl Zurita he has edited La Muestra Veras (Ediciones Biblioteca Nacional, 2017) and Un mar de piedras (Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2018), an edition of his interviews between 1979 and 2017.