Juana Adcock

Juana Adcock is a poet and translator working in English and Spanish. Her poems and translations have appeared in publications including Magma PoetryGutter, Glasgow Review of BooksAsymptote and Words Without Borders. Her first book, Manca, explores the anatomy of violence in Mexico and was named by Reforma's distinguished critic Sergio González Rodríguez as one of the best poetry books published in 2014. Adcock has participated in events and festivals in various Mexican and European cities. In 2016 she was named one of the 'Ten New Voices from Europe' by Literature Across Frontiers, and was awarded a Fellowship for Scottish Artists to complete a writing residency at Banff Centre in Canada.


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