Marcelo Rioseco (Santiago de Chile, 1967) is the author of books of poetry, stories, essays, translations and novels. His last book of poetry, Domestic Life, garnered the Premio Academia in 2017, awarded by the Academy of the Language of Chile for the best book published in 2016. At present, he is teaching Latin American Literature at the University of Oklahoma, and since 2016 he has been the editor of the bilingual literary review Latin American Literature Today (LALT).
Without shunning toponyms, a poetic persona speaks to us from a place called Cincinnati (or also Norman-Oklahoma), very far from Chile, to tell us, however, that sometimes he becomes Chilean, that the days become Sundays or that he feels in Spanish but lives in English. The language of these poems is one of dislocations, of displacements and hybridity. It...Stock available