Adalber Salas Hernández
Born in Caracas in 1987, Adalber Salas Hernández is a poet, essayist and translator. He is the author of several books of poems, such as: Salvoconducto (2015, XXXVI Arcipreste de Hita Prize), Río en blanco (2016), mínimos (2016) and La ciencia de las despedidas (2018). He also has published a volume of essays on Venezuelan poetry, Estábamos muertos y podíamos respirar, a reflection on Paul Celan’s poetics, and Clarice Lispector: el lugar de la poesía. He has translated works by Marguerite Duras, Antonin Artaud, Charles Wright, Yusef Komunyakaa, Pascal Quignard, Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, and Mário de Andrade, among others. He is currently part of the editorial boards of the magazines Poesía and Buenos Aires Poetry, as well as Ediciones Aguadulce.