Juan Romero Vinueza

Juan Romero Vinueza

Juan Romero Vinueza (Quito, 1994) is an Ecuadorian poet and editor. He has published the following poem books: “Revólver Escorpión” (2016), “39 poemas de mierda para mi primera esposa” (2018), and “Dämmerung [o cómo reinventar a los ídolos]” (2019), which was given Honorable Mention in the 2019 Jorge Carrera Andrade National Poetry Award. He co-edited the anthology “Despertar de la hydra: antología del nuevo cuento ecuatoriano” (2017) with Abril Altamiro, which won the Ecuadorian Ministry of Culture and Heritage’s 2016-2017 Competitive Funds incentive. He and Kimrey Anna Batts edited and translated “País Cassava / Casabe Lands” (2017), a binational anthology of stories from Ecuador and Nigeria. In 2021, a collection of his poetry was published in an anthology titled “Ínfimo territorio kamikaze.”

Education

He has a B.A. in Literature from Ecuador’s Pontifical Catholic University and a Master’s degree in Latin American Literature from Mexico’s University of Guanajuato.

Works

  • Revólver Escorpión (2016)
  • 39 poemas de mierda para mi primera esposa” (2018)
  • Dämmerung [o cómo reinventar a los ídolos]” (2019)
  • Ínfimo territorio kamikaze (2021)

Editor

  • Despertar de la hydra: antología del nuevo cuento ecuatoriano” (2017) with Abril Altamiro
  • País Cassava / Casabe Lands” (2017) with Kimrey Anna Batts

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