About Alfredo Trejos

Alfredo Trejos (1977) is from Cartago, Costa Rica. He has published several books of poetry including Carta sin cuerpo (2001), Arrullo para la noche tóxica (2005), and most recently Riviera Paradise (2014). The poems included here are from his 2011 book Cine en los sótanos [Basement Cinema], which won the Aquileo J. Echeverría National Award for Best Book of Poetry, the highest literary honor awarded each year to a deserving chapbook. His poems have only recently received attention in translation, seeing translation into both English and German.