Collection: Blanca Varela

Blanca Varela (1926-2009) was born and lived in Lima, Peru. She won the Octavio Paz Prize for poetry in 2001 and was the first woman to win the Federico Garcia Lorca International Poetry Prize in 2006. Varela was also honored in 2007 with Spain’s Queen Sofia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry. Rough Song is the first collection of her work to be published in English.