Juan Arabia

Juan Arabia (1983-) is a poet, translator, and literary critic. Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), he is founder and director of the cultural and literary project Buenos Aires Poetry. Arabia is also in-house literary critic for the Cultural Supplement of Diario Perfil and Revista Ñ of Diario Clarín. Among his most recent poetry titles are Desalojo de la Naturaleza (Buenos Aires Poetry, 2018), Hacia Carcassonne (Pre-Textos, 2021), and Bulmenia (Buenos Aires Poetry, 2022). After the publication of El enemigo de los Thirties (2015), awarded in France, Italy, and Macedonia, he participated in several poetry festivals in Latin America, Europe, and China. In 2018, on behalf of Argentina, he was invited to the "Voix vives de Méditerranée en Méditerranée'' poetry festival in Sète (France). The following year he became the second Latin American poet to be invited to the "Poetry Comes to Museum LXI" sponsored by the Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum. Some of his books have been translated into English, French, Italian, and Chinese, being L'Océan Avare (trad. Jean Portante, Al Manar, 2018) and Verso Carcassonne (trad. Mattia Tarantino, Raffaelli Editore, 2022) the most recent titles.