Roberto Bolaño on Pablo Neruda, from an interview in 2000, proving himself quite a bit more principled about certain elemental things than many “liberal-left” U.S. poets

Q: Which authors would you number among your precursors? Borges? Cortázar? Nicanor Parra? Neruda? Kafka? In Tres you write: “I dreamt that Earth was…

From an interview with Roberto Bolaño, ca. 2000, Lucerne, Switzerland

Q: Which authors would you number among your precursors? Borges? Cortázar? Nicanor Parra? Neruda? Kafka? In Tres you write: “I dreamt that Earth was…

Infrarrealista – by way of a brief introduction

The infrarrealista movement constituted a neo-avant-garde literary community that emerged in Mexico City in the 1970s. As the prefix "infra implies,…

From an interview with Roberto Bolaño, ca. 2000, Lucerne, Switzerland

Q: Which authors would you number among your precursors? Borges? Cortázar? Nicanor Parra? Neruda? Kafka? In Tres you write: “I dreamt that Earth was…