Luis Muñoz

Luis Muñoz is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Querido Silencio (Dear Silence) and Limpiar Pescado.

Event Details
February 15, 2018
7.30 p.m.
Luis Muñoz & Garth Greenwell: Joint Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Craft Talk:  February 15, 4. p.m.,  SunTrust Auditorium.

Joint Reading with Garth Greenwell: February 15, 7:30 p.m., Bush Auditorium

Speaker Bio

Current as of October 11, 2017

Luis Muñoz was born in Granada in 1966. He is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Querido Silencio (Dear Silence) and Limpiar Pescado. Poesia reunida (Cleaning Fish: Collected Poems). In 2015 From Behind What Landscape: New and Selected Poems was published in a bilingual edition (trans. Curtis Bauer). He is the editor of the book El lugar de la poesía (The Place of Poetry) and he has translated, among others, El cuaderno del Viejo (The Notebook of the Oldman) by Giuseppe Ungaretti. In 2008 he was the curator of the exhibition “Gallo. Interior de una revista”  (“Gallo. Interior of a magazine”) about the magazine promoted by Federico García Lorca in 1928. He is a professor in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at the University of Iowa, USA. He lives between Madrid and Iowa City.

Co-holder of the 2018 Irving Bacheller Chair in Creative Writing at Rollins College.