Jorge Manzanilla-Pérez. PhD student in Cultural Studies from the University of Arizona, Master in Creative Writing from the University of El Paso, Texas, and a graduate in Hispanic American Literature from the Autonomous University of Guerrero, has published the following poetry books: Que me sepulten recostado en la palabra (Editorial Catarsis El Drenaje, 2011), Escarnio (Editorial Verso Destierro, 2014), Diáfano 23 (Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro, Col. La Ceibita, 2014) and Vitral de todos mis cuerpos (Diablura Ediciones, 2015). He was awarded the José Díaz Bolio award in 2013 and the State Prize “Spirit of Letters” in 2015. This prestigious award was given with the honorable mention in the 2015 City of Mérida International Poetry Prize, he was also a Pecda fellow in the young creators category in 2014. In El Paso, Texas. He was awarded the Creative Awards 2017. His work has been published in the New York Times and has been translated into Portuguese.
Manzanilla Perez, Jorge Carlos