Carlos Martínez Rivas

Carlos Martínez Rivas (19241998), is celebrated throughout the Hispanic world, but still almost unknown to English readers, he was a Nicaraguan poet who raised a “solitary insurrection” against his society’s oppressive orthodoxies and hypocrisies.  Threnody For Joaquin Pasos, translated by Roger Hickin, is the first collection of his poems in English.