Issue 13: Jorge Carrera Andrade


About Jennifer Christman

Jorge Carrera Andrade (1902-1978) has been recognized in Latin America as one of the most important poets of the twentieth century. He was born in Quito, Ecuador, and was a diplomat as well as a poet, essayist and journalist, and he encountered many literary communities as he served appointments in Peru, France, Japan, and the United States. The originality of Carrera Andrade’s poetics is rooted in his experiences abroad as well as in the rich culture and natural landscapes of Ecuador. His distinguished literary career comprises a wide range of work, including editing, translation, criticism, and poetry.

A Profile of the Author

Notes on Translations

Jeanneth Arroyo was born in Quito, Ecuador. These translations were done in Linda Clifton’s writing class while Jeanneth was an exchange student at Ephrata High School in Ephrata, Washington.

Willow Springs 13

Four Poems by Jorge Carrera Andrade

Found in Willow Springs 13 Back to Author Profile Transformations   My work is bartered between who windows to the street, in ten meters of worldly ground, every night in a … Read more

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