Luis Muñoz

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Luis Munoz
Associate Professor and
Director of MFA Creative Writing
Area:
Spanish
Phone:
319-335-3452
Office:
420 PH

Luis Muñoz was born in Granada, Spain. He has degrees in Hispanic Philology and Romance Philology, and a PhD in Spanish Literature. In his hometown he directed the University of Granada’s Aula de Literatura (1992-2000), as well as the poetry magazine Hélice, from its founding until its closure (1992-2002). Between 2001 and 2012 he worked in Madrid as an advisor to the Residencia de Estudiantes. In 1994 he edited the anthology El lugar de la poesía (The Place of Poetry) and he has translated, among other titles, El cuaderno del viejo (The Notebook of the Old Man) by Giuseppe Ungaretti (Pre-Textos, 2000). In 2008 he was curator of the exhibition Gallo. Interior de la una revista (Gallo. Interior of a magazine) about the publication edited in 1928 by Federico García Lorca. His most recent books are Vecindad (Vicinity, Visor, 2018) and Querido silencio (Dear Silence, Tusquets, 2006). His poetic work until 2005 is gathered in the volume Limpiar pescado. Poesía reunida (Cleaning Fish. Collected Poems). He has published the books Septiembre (September), Manzanas amarillas (Yellow Apples), El apetito (The Appetite), and Correspondencias (Correspondences). He has received, among others, the Ciudad de Córdoba, Generación del 27, Ojo Crítico, and El Público awards.

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