Iván Oñate



Who is Iván Oñate?

Iván Oñate was born in on March 17, 1948, in Ambato, Ecuador. He lives in Quito, Ecuador. He has been called “the most original poet of the new generation” by French critics Jean Franco and Jean-Marie Lemogodeuc They further remark that “one must pay attention to his disquieting visions, to his taste for life and vertigo, to his wild revelations mixing anguish and delirium.” He has published eight books of poetry and fiction, and his widely anthologized work has been translated into at least five languages.

Oñate is a professor of Semiotics and Latin American Literature at the Central University of Ecuador.

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on July 23, 2013


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