Eléna Rivera

Poet

N/A
New York, NY

Author's Bio

Eléna Rivera is a poet and translator. Born in Mexico City, she now resides in New York City. She is the author of five volumes of poetry, most recently A Test of Labor (2015), and winner of the 2010 Robert Fagles prize for her translation of Bernard Noël's The Rest of the Voyage (2011). Her book of poems, Scaffolding, is forthcoming from the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Scaffolding (Princeton University Press, 2017)
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Remembrance of Things Plastic (LRL e-editions, 2010)
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Mistakes, Accidents, and a Want of Liberty (Barque Press, 2006)
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Disturbances in the Ocean of Air (Phylum Press, 2005)
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Suggestions at Every Turn (Seeing Eye Books, 2005)
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Unknowne Land (Kelsey Street Press, 2000)
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Wale; or, The Corse (Leave Books, 1994)
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The Wait; for Homer's Penelope (EM Press, 1993)
Journals:
Aufgabe
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Chicago Review
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Circumference
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Esopus
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Five Fingers Review
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Peaches and Bats
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Poetry Salzburg Review
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The Nation
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The Poker
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The Solitary Plover
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Van Gogh's Ear

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Mexico City
Mexico
Raised in: 
Paris
France
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Last update: May 14, 2019