Manuel Iris

Manuel Iris (Mexico, 1983). Poet Laureate Emeritus of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio (2018-2020). He received the “Merida” National award of poetry (Mexico, 2009) for his book Notebook of dreams, and the Rodulfo Figueroa Regional award of poetry for his book The disguises of fire (Mexico, 2014). In 2016 two different anthologies of his poetic work were published: The naked light, in Venezuela; and Before the mystery, in El Salvador. His first bilingual anthology of poems, Traducir el silencio/Translating silence, was published in New York in 2018. This book won two different awards in the International Latino Book Awards in Los Angeles, California, in that same year. Iris has published poetry, essay, and translation in magazines and literary journals from Mexico, Spain, Chile, Cuba, Colombia, Portugal, France, the United States, and Angola. His poetry has been included in several Mexican, as well as Latin-American, and American, poetry anthologies. He has also given talks, lectures, and poetry readings in literary events, academic conferences, and cultural centers of Mexico, the United States, and Europe. In 2021, he became a member of the prestigious System of Art Creators of Mexico (Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte).Manuel Iris holds a BA in Latin American Literature from the Autonomous University of the Yucatan (Mexico), a MA in Spanish from the New Mexico State University, and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of Cincinnati, the city in which he lives.

The Parting Present / Lo Que Se Irá By Manuel Iris Cover Image
ISBN: 9781953252241
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Published: DOS Madres Press - April 26th, 2021

Traducir el silencio / Translating Silence By Armando Romero, Jhon Aguasaco (Introduction by), Manuel Iris Cover Image
By Armando Romero, Jhon Aguasaco (Introduction by), Manuel Iris
ISBN: 9781940075587
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Published: Artepoetica Press Inc - March 6th, 2018