Los guantes negros (pp. 123-127 )

Dr. Myriam Moscona

Myriam Moscona. Mexican poet, journalist and narrator of Sephardic Bulgarian family. She has published several books of poetry. Ansina (Vaso roto, 2015), poems in Judeo-Spanish, is the most recent. Part of her work has been translated into English, French, Chinese, Arabic, Swedish, Italian, Bulgarian, and German.

Author of various handicrafts of visual poetry, including Las dos tortillas, La poesía mexicana, Mapa de la suave patria, and of the book De par en par (Bonobos, 2009)

Her novel Tela de sevoya (Penguin Random House, 2012) has had several editions in Mexico and Argentina. In Spain, it was published by Acantilado, and Les Figues Press published it in English (Los Angeles, 2017) as Tela de sevoya / Onion cloth, translated by Antena (Jen Hofer with John Pluecker).

De frente y de perfil (Government of Mexico City, 1996) brings together seventy portraits of Mexican poets (with photographs by Rogelio Cuellar). Nine of those portraits were adapted to television.

Together with Jacobo Sefamí, she is the author of Por mi boka, textos de la diáspora sefardí (Penguin Random House, 2013).

Premio de Poesía Aguascalientes (1988) for Las visitantes.

Premio Instituto Cultural México-Israel, 1999.

Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 2006

Premio Manuel Lewinski, 2017 (for trajectory)

In 2012, her book Ivory black, Negro marfil, received in New York, for the English translation by Jen Hofer, the Pen American Center awards for the best translated book of any language, and the Harold Landom Morton award by the Academy of American Poets.

Tela de sevoya received the Xavier Villaurrutia Award for Writers from Writers, 2012.

She is a fellow of the National System of Art Creators. She lives in Mexico City with her dog Isaac.

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