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Francesc Parcerisas

Francesc Parcerisas (b. Begues, 1944) is a poet, translator and critic. His first poems were published in Triumph of the Present: Poems, 1965-1983. In Quaderns Crema he has published The Golden Age, October Fires, Still Life with Children, Two More South Days, Sixty-One Poems, and Shadow and Light (written together with Anton Marí), as well as the diaries Spring in Peking (winner of the Llibreter Prize) and One Summer. He has worked as Professor of Translation at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and has acted as Director and Dean of the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes. He has been awarded the National Prize for Culture and the Jaume Fuster Prize of the Association of Writers in Catalan.