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Julio Torres-Recinos

Photo: Trudy Janssens 2013

Julio Torres-Recinos (El Salvador, 1962) writes poetry and short stories. He has published the books of poetry Crisol del tiempo (Hourglass), Nosotros (Us), Fronteras (Borders), Una tierra extraña (A Strange Land), and Hojas de aire (Leaves of Air). He has given poetry recitals in several countries such as the United States, Spain, Germany, Italy, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Australia and Canada. His poetry and short stories have appeared in magazines, newspapers and anthologies, as well as in many Internet sites, and have been translated into French, English and Italian. In 2004, Editions L’Harmattan published Crisol del tiempo and Nosotros in France in a bilingual edition titled Creuset du temps et Nous autres, translated by Marie-C. Seguin. In June 2013, Torres-Recinos will publish two books in Spain in June, 2013: one of poetry, Entonces (Then), and one of short stories, Con Aurora después y otros cuentos (With Aurora Afterwards and other Stories). The book of poetry Fronteras (Borders) will also be published in Spain in June, 2013. In 1992, he won the First Poetry Prize in a competition organized by the Spanish Cultural Celebration in Toronto, Ontario. He has co-edited three anthologies, two of short stories, and one of poetry. He is an Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Creuset du temps e Nous autres. L'Harmattan, 2004
Hojas de aire. Lord Byron Ediciones , 2008
Entonces. Lord Byron Ediciones, 2013
Con Aurora después y otros cuentos. Lord Byron Ediciones, 2013
Fronteras. Niram Art Editorial, 2013
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