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Ileana Villarreal

Ileana Villarreal

About Ileana Villarreal

Ileana Villarreal is a writer, translator and playwright based in Mexico. Her play Un propósito claro won the 2010 Premio Nacional de Dramaturgia Joven Gerardo Mancebo del Castillo. Her recent translations include Mardonio Carballo’s Xolo, Adelheid Roosen’s Safari Tepito, and Carlos Meléndez’s Hysteria.

Three Translated Mardonio Carballo Poems

Mardonio Carballo (1974 —) is a Mexican poet, actor and journalist from Chicontepec, Veracruz. He writes in both Nahuatl and Spanish. His published works include Tlajpiajketl o la Canción del Maíz (2015), Las Horas Perdidas (2014), Las Plumas de la Serpiente (2013), Xolo (2012), Piloe, Canciones para Asustar (2012) and Xantolo (2010).

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