The City Within You: La Ciudad En Ti (Paperback)

The City Within You: La Ciudad En Ti By Allison A. Defreese (Translator), Karla Marrufo Cover Image
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Poetry collection by Karla Marrufo.

Translated from the Spanish by Allison A. deFreese.

Poet's bio: Karla Marrufo is author of eight books including novels, poetry collections, chapbooks, plays, and works of literary criticism. Her work has won prestigious awards including: Mexico's National Wilberto Cant n Award in Playwriting, the XVI Jos D az Bolio Poetry Prize, and the National Dolores Castro Prize for Women. She also received a fellowship from the Programa de Est mulo a la Creaci n y al Desarrollo Art stico en Yucat n (the PECDA, or Program for the Expansion and Development of Creativity and the Arts in the Yucat n), which resulted in the publication of her book M rida lo invisible / M rida the Invisible (Consejo Editorial de la Secretar a de la Cultura y las Artes de Yucat n). Her recent books of verse include La Dulzura de los naufragios / The Sweetness of Shipwrecks (2020) and Si M rida tuviera puentes / If M rida Had Bridges (2021).

Translator's bio: Allison A. deFreese is a poet and literary translator whose books of verse include Nurdles and Other Poems (2022) and The Night with James Dean and Other Prose Poems (winner of Cathexis Northwest Press' 2022 chapbook competition). Her translations of Karla Marrufo's work also appear in Another Chicago Magazine, New England Review, SAND Journal Berlin's 10th Anniversary Issue, and other publications. She translated Marrufo's novel Flame Trees in May (Dalkey Archive Press and Deep Vellum Publishing, May, 2023).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781952869853
ISBN-10: 1952869854
Publisher: Cathexis Northwest Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English