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co•im•press launches VALDIVIA with Galo Ghigliotto, Daniel Borzutzky & Sade Murphy

 A student of Raúl Zurita, Galo Ghigliotto is a poet from Chile and author of several books of poetry, including VALDIVIA (newly translated by Daniel Borzutzky), BONNIE&CLYDE, and AEROPUERTO, as well as a novel, A CADA RATO EL FIN DEL MUNDO. He has coedited, with William Allegrezza, the anthology The Alteration of Silence: Recent Chilean Poetry (Dialogos, 2013), along with its companion anthology La alteración del silencio: poesía norteamericana reciente. He is the director of Editorial Cuneta and organizer of Furia del Libro. 

Daniel Borzutzky’s most recent collection, The Performance of Becoming Human, was named a 2016 National Book Award finalist in Poetry. His other books and chapbooks include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy (2015), Bedtime Stories for the End of the World! (2015), Data Bodies (2013), The Book of Interfering Bodies (2011), and The Ecstasy of Capitulation (2007). He has translated Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks (2015) and Song for his Disappeared Love (2010), and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (2008). His work has been supported by the Illinois Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pen/Heim Translation Fund. He lives in Chicago.

Sade Murphy a poet and artist from Houston, TX. Sade is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, the author of Dream Machine (co-im-press, 2014), and a columnist at Real Pants (Lonely Britches and What's the Tea). They are pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing and Activism at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. They are the new chapbooks editor for Horseless Press and a co-curator for a reading series at Pete's Candy Store in Williamsburg.