Carlos Reyes

Carlos Reyes 2Carlos Reyes is a noted poet, writer and translator.  His most recent book Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart is published by Lost Horse Books (2012).  His other books of poetry are The Book of Shadows; New and Selected Poems, At the Edge of the Western Wave, and A Suitcase Full of Crows, which was a Bluestem Prize winner and finalist for 1996 Oregon Book Awards. His books of translations is Poemas de la Isla/Island Poems by Josefina de la Torre (Eastern Washington University Press, 2000).  Reyes’ translation of the Obra poética completa (Complete Poetic Works) of the preeminent Ecuadorean poet Jorge Carrera Andrade, was published in 2004 in a bilingual edition in Ecuador.  He is the publisher/editor of Trask House Books, Inc.  In 2007 he was awarded a Heinrich Boll Fellowship to write on Achill Island, Ireland and in 2008 was awarded the Ethel Fortner Award from St Andrews College.  He was recently the poet-in-Residence in the Joshua Tree National Park.  Reyes lives in Portland but travels often to Ireland and is a frequent visitor to Spain and Ecuador.

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