Fernando Valverde

The Illusion

Born in 1980 in Granada, Spain, Fernando Valverde is a journalist and poet. His latest of four books of poetry, Los ojos del pelícano, was awarded the Emilio Alarcos prize for poetry. Valverde has also received, among others, the Federico García Lorca, the Antonio Machado, and the Juan Ramón Jimenez awards. As well as having been translated into several languages, Valverde’s poetry has been published in many countries including Mexico, Italy, Colombia, Argentina, El Salvador, and United States.

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