Héctor Hernández Montecinos and Ryan Greene


Please click here for two poems from “Under the tongue” in Spanish and English 


Héctor Hernández Montecinos (Santiago, Chile, 1979) holds doctorate degrees in Literature as well as Philosophy with a focus in Art Theory & Aesthetics. At 19 he received the Mustakis Award for Young Talents, and at 29, the Pablo Neruda Prize for his outstanding career in Chile and abroad. He compiled the anthologies 4M3R1C4: Novísima poesía latinoamericana (2010 and 2017) and Halo: 19 poetas chilenos nacidos en los 90 (2014). His poetic-novel project, Architecture of Mentality, consists of La Divina Revelación (1999-2011), Debajo de la Lengua (2007-2009) and OIIII (2012-2019).

Ryan Greene (1994) is a translator, bookmaker, and poet from Phoenix, Arizona. He's the instigator behind F*%K IF I KNOW//BOOKS and he's translated work by Claudina Domingo, Elena Salamanca, Ana Belén López, Giancarlo Huapaya, and Yaxkin Melchy, among others. Since 2018, he has facilitated the Cardboard House Press Cartonera Collective bookmaking workshops at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore. Like Collier, the ground he stands on is not his ground.

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