Juan Antonio Bernier

Juan Antonio Bernier (Córdoba, 1976) has published Así procede el pájaro (Valencia, Pre-texts, 2004, awarded with the Ojo Crítico Award in 2005), Árboles con tronco pintado de blanco (Valencia, Pre-textos, 2011) and Letra y nube (Valencia, Pre-textos, 2017). He has been included in numerous anthologies of contemporary poetry, both in Spain and abroad. Between 2004 and 2011, he has been appointed as co-literary director of the International Poetry Festival Cosmopoética held in Cordoba. As a translator and a researcher, he has published Un silencio radiante. Ocho poetas búlgaros contemporáneos (Córdoba, Cosmopoética, 2010, in collaboration with Rada Panchovska and Liliana Tabákova), Diario de Juan Bernier (Valencia, Pre-textos, 2011), Dejar atrás el agua. Nueve nuevos poetas cubanos (Córdoba, La Bella Varsovia, 2011, together with Fruela Fernández) and Poesía escogida de Giorgio Caproni (Valencia, Pre-textos, 2012, together with Juan Carlos Reche). He holds a MA in Spanish Literature, has worked as Spanish Language Teacher  at the University of Sofia (Bulgaria) while collaborating with the Cervantes Institute in the same city. Currently, he is managing the Fundación Provincial de Artes Plásticas of the Diputación of Cordoba. [photo by Mamen Fuertes]