The Invisible Bridge / El Puente Invisible

Selected Poems of Circe Maia

These superb translations by Jesse Lee Kercheval are faithful to the clarity and wisdom of the celebrated Uruguayan poet Circe Maia. Walk across The Invisible Bridge/ El Puente Invisible and you too will enter the graceful light Maia has been casting for decades over the troubled yet blessed landscapes of Latin America.
Rigoberto Gonzalez

A bilingual collection, The Invisible Bridge/El Puente Invisible gathers many of the luminous, deeply philosophical poems of Circe Maia, one of the few living poets left of the generation which brought Latin American writing to world prominence.

168 Pages, 5.7 x 8.7 in.

September, 2015

isbn : 9780822963820

about the authors

Circe Maia

Circe Maia is a Uruguayan poet, essayist, translator, and teacher of philosophy. She is the author of eleven poetry collections, including Superficies, Breve Sol, and Dualidades. She has received the Medalla Delmira Agustini, 2013; the Premio Bartolome Hidalgo, 2010; the Premio Nacional de Poesia de Uruguay, 2007; and the 2015 Grand National Prize for Intellectual Work from Uruguay’s Ministry of Culture and Education.

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Circe Maia
Jesse Lee Kercheval

Jesse Lee Kercheval is a poet, novelist, and translator. She is the author of thirteen books including the poetry collections Extranjera and Dog Angel, and editor of the forthcoming America invertida: An Anthology of Younger Uruguayan Poets. She is the Zona Gale Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Jesse Lee Kercheval