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Silvina Lopez Medin

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Silvina López Medin was born in Buenos Aires and lives in New York. She has published five books of poetry including La noche de los bueyes (Loewe Foundation International Young Poetry Prize), 62 brazadas (City of Buenos Aires Poetry Prize), That Salt on the Tongue to Say Mangrove (tr. Jasmine V. Bailey, Carnegie Mellon University Press), and the chapbook Excursion (selected by Mary Jo Bang as the winner of the Oversound Prize). Her hybrid poetry book Poem That Never Ends was a winner of the Essay Press-University of Washington Bothell Book Contest. Her play Exactamente bajo el sol (staged at Teatro del Pueblo in Buenos Aires) was granted the Plays Third Prize by the Argentine Institute of Theatre. She co-translated Anne Carson’s Eros the Bittersweet and Robert Hass’s Home Movies into Spanish. Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Hyperallergic, Lit Hub, Brooklyn Rail, Harriet Books/Poetry Foundation, and MoMA/post, among others. She is an editor at Ugly Duckling Presse.

MFA, Poetry, New York University