Javier Alvarado (Santiago de Veraguas, Panamá, 1982). Javier Alvarado is a Panamanian poet who graduated with a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from the Universidad de Panamá in 2005. He has been awarded many prizes for his poetry, among them: Premio Nacional de Literatura Ricardo Miró de Panamá en poesía, 2015 and the Hispanoamericano de Poesía de San Salvador, 2017.
Javier Alvarado’s anthology takes us on a mystical journey, from the jungles of Panamá to the streets of London. His remarkable verse embraces a yearning for earlier days, yet exposes the ghosts that haunt us in the present. By exploring past traumas such as displacement, war, and occupation in Panamá and much of Latin America, these poems urge us to...In stock