Ben Bollig teaches Spanish at Oxford. His book, 'Politics and Public Space in Contemporary Argentine Poetry.' The Lyric and the State is published later this year by Palgrave Macmillan. His translation of Cristian Aliaga’s The Foreign Passion was published by Influx in Spring 2016.
In June 2015, thousands of Argentines took to the streets of Buenos Aires to protest against gender violence. The demonstrations had been called by reporters and activists, rallying around the … Read More
IN ARTURO CARRERA’S 2001 anthology of contemporary poetry, Monstruos, the influential Argentine writer Alejandro Rubio stated that, “Lyric poetry is dead. Who has the time, with cable TV and FM … Read More