May 07 Acclaimed Mexican Poets Visit UCC



Francisco Segovia and Myriam Moscona will read from their work on

Tuesday, 1st of May, 2007 - ORB 1.24 - 5 p.m.

Readings will be in Spanish and English - All Welcome!

Francisco Segovia (Mexico City, 1958) is a poet, translator and essayist........

........Among his books of poems are Fin de fiesta, El aire habitado and Rellano. He is also author of the essay book Retra hablado and the short prose collections Abalorios y otras cuentas and Conferencia de vampiros. He has taught literature at several universities, including UNAM and El Colegio de México, and has worked as a lexicographer for a handful of reference books including the Diccionario del Español de México, Enciclopedia Británica and Oxford Spanish Dictionary.

Myriam Moscona (Mexico City, 1955) is a Mexican journalist, translator

........and poet who comes from a Bulgarian Sephardi Jewish family. She has published several collections of poems including Último jardín (1983), Las visitantes (1989, Winner of National Poetry Prize of Aguascalientes), Las preguntas de Natalia (1992), El árbol de los nombres (1992), Negro marfil y Vísperas (1997).  She has also worked extensively on translation and won the National Prize for Poetry in Translation in 1996 for her translation (along with Adriana González Mateos) of William Carlos Williams’s La música del desierto.


Organised by the Centre for Mexican Studies, UCC, in conjunction with the Mexican Embassy, Dublin

Centre for Mexican Studies

Room 1.51, First Floor - Block B East, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork Ireland