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Roxana Dávila Peña

Roxana Dávila Peña

Born: July 13 1968, Mexico
Resides: Mexico City, Mexico
E-mail: talleresycultura (at) gmail (dot) com

Roxana Dávila Peña is a haijin born in Mexico City the 13th of july,1968. Actually she teaches a haiku permanent workshop. She founded Talleres y Cultura México. She’s got a degree in Social Science Communications, a Mexican Literature Degree and she is actually coursing a Masters degree in philosophy. She is the author of the book: Desde la raíz, libreta de haiku, Ed. Dragón Rojo, published in 2016. Some of her haiku have been translated to English, Japanese and Bengali in The haiku University of Japan and in the Teerandaz magazine from Bangladesh. Some of her haiku in Spanish have been published in several haiku magazines and anthologies like: Revista de la Universidad de México; Tema y variaciones de literatura, Haiku: poética y transculturación, by Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; in Revista electrónica de poesía Círculo de Poesía; in the Sweedish Magazine La libélula vaga and in Revista Literaria Taller Ígitur, where she has also been chosen to be in charge of the Selection of short poetry of Japanese origin.

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Books Published:

Desde la raíz, libreta de haiku, Ed. Dragón Rojo, 2016.

Selected Work
bite after bite dripping on his fingers
the peach
in the gloom
the chirp of crickets along with me
red dragonfly
the touch of the setting sun in the quiet pond
scarlet afternoon
eleven or twelve frigatebirds on a "v" flight

Credits: "bite after bite"; "in the gloom"; "red dragonfly" - The Haiku University Japan's August 20, 2020; "scarlet afternoon" - Terandaz magazine, Bangladesh August 9, 2020.

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