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Coral Bracho

Coral Bracho was born in Mexico City. She has published nine books of poetry, including El ser que va a morir (1981), La voluntad del ámbar (1998), Ese espacio, ese jardín (2004) and Si ríe el emperador (2010). Among her grants and prizes are the Aguascalientes National Prize for Poetry, the Xavier Villaurrutia Prize (Best book of the year), the Jaime Sabines-Gatien Lapointe Prize (Quebec, 2011), a John Simon Guggenheim fellowship and a Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte fellowship. Some of her books and poetry anthologies have been translated to several languages. In 2008, New Directions, N.Y. published Firefly under the Tongue, translated by Forrest Gander.

  • 2012