Against the Current by Tedi López Mills, trans. Wendy Burk

Against the Current by Tedi López Mills, trans. Wendy Burk

Against the Current by Tedi López Mills, trans. Wendy Burk

In a Drunken Boat interview by Rebecca Seiferle, Mexican poet and translator Tedi López Mills states, “I don’t know if it pertains to the more ‘personal’ streak in American poetry or rather to concretion, to direct experience. Our tradition, which comes to us in part by way of France, is more abstract: fixed metaphor, understanding through analogies.”