Róger Lindo

Róger Lindo is a Salvadoran poet and journalist most famous for his writing in Los Angeles-based publication La Opinión, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States. He is the author of one collection of poetry, Los infiernos espléndidos (1998), and two novels: El perro en la niebla (2008) and La isla de los monos (2016).

4 Róger Lindo Translations by Matthew Byrne

His poems rely on an aesthetic of ambiguity that enumerates the ambling routes a trauma-addled mind will travel. You never quite know what you’ll find around the corner, much less why it’s there.

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