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Portrait of Madeline Millán

Assistant Professor

Madeline Millán

  • School of Liberal Arts
  • Modern Languages & Cultures

Que el mar no me falte
Antología personal

Madeline Millán is a poet, narrator and translator. Has seven books published. Leche/Milk (Buenos Aires, 2008) won the PEN National Poetry Award of Puerto Rico. For over a decade, Millán was the founder and curator of a bilingual poetry reading series which was held at the “Cornelia Street Café.” Her poetry has been featured at International poetry festivals, and translated into Portuguese, Arabic, English, French, and Italian. At the present, Millán is the creator of, Casa Pilar, an artists and writers’ residence in Chapala, Mexico. Her personal poetry anthology, Que el mar no me falte, was launched in 2019.

Cover of Que el mar no me falte

How did you first come up with the idea for this work?
It’s my personal poetry anthology in which I selected poems from 6 published poetry books.

Does this publication relate to your work or teaching at FIT? If so, how?
Yes, even though we don’t teach literature and poetry in our department.

Is there other information we should know?
I write in Spanish and this year I would like to start translating myself. This will be an experiment.

  • Time to publication: 3 years
  • Professor at FIT since 2004