Jorge Boccanera

lived in exile in Mexico from 1976 until the fall of the dictatorship, when he returned to Argentina.  In 1976 he won the esteemed “Casa de las Américas” in Cuba and later the “National Award for Poetry” in Mexico.  His poetry includes: The scarecrow suicide (1974), news of any woman (1976), Password (1976), Poems on the size of an orange (1979), the eyes of the burned bird (1980), Deaf and Dumb (1990), Zona de Tolerancia (1998), Beasts in a hotel in passing (2001), and Royal Palm (2008).