Year of birth: 1964
Juan Manuel Roca
is a poet, essayist, writer and journalist. He is regarded as being one of the ‘generación del desarraigo’ (uprooted generation) and is one of the most anthologised poets of Colombia. Apart from many national prizes, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in literature at the University del Valle in 1997.
Unfortunately mr. Juan Manuel Roca will not be present at the 39th Poetry International Festival.
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