Lucia Duero


Photo by Christian Morales

Lucia Duero is a Slovak-born writer and literary translator residing in Mexico City. Her work has been published in numerous magazines in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Latin America, and the United States. Her translation of the Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku’s Lunes en Siete Días into Spanish won the II Marcelo Reyes Translation Award. Her poetic novel, El Problema Principal (The principal problem), is forthcoming in Spain (Ediciones Amargord).

  • A gauzy black and white photo of a woman, framed from the shoulder blades up from behind, her head slightly dipped forward
    July 2, 2018 | Lucia Duero
    Photo by Volkan Ölmez / Pixabay This text speaks of simplism. Inspired by the rhetorical language of manipulation of reality, it fulfills the function of a scenography that pretends to m...
  • A dog stands expectantly in front of an aged dwelling
    April 25, 2018 | Lucia Duero
    Photos by Lucia Duero “Postcards from the Border” contemplates the southern Mexico–Guatemala border, where the biggest detention center in Latin America is located. The author ma...

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