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Román Luján

University of California, Los Angeles

Román Luján is a Mexican poet and translator. National Poetry Award 1997 Abigael Bohorquez for "Instrucciones para hacerse el valiente" (2000), National Poetry Award Francisco Cervantes 2005 for "Deshuesadero" (2006), and National Poetry Award Amado Nervo 2013 for "Alud (in press). Other books of poetry include "Aspa Viento" (2003) in collaboration with Jordi Boldó, and "Drâstel" (2011 and 2015). Coeditor of the anthologies "Esos que no hablan pero están" (2003) and "El país del ruido" (2008). Translations of his poems have appeared in Jacket2 and Aufgabe.  Luján is a Ph.D candidate in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Los Angeles.