Costa Rica

Ana Istaru

Ana Istaru (l960) has five published books of poems. Her first was published when she was fifteen and her second at age sixteen for which she won a national poetry prize in Costa Rica. Her fourth volume, Season of Lust won the Central American EDUCA prize in 1983 and was published in another edition in Spain (Torremozas, 1986). She has won the best actress award in Costa Rica more than several times and writes plays that are being staged and performed in her country, Spain and nations of South America. Her latest manuscript titled Death and Other Ephemeral Wrongs was published by Editorial Costa Rica.

Translations of Istaru's poetry by Zoe Anglesey have appeared in BOMB Magazine, A Soho Arts Magazine, The Raddle Moon (Canada), the Latin American double issue of The Massachusetts Review, Crab Creek Review, Conditions, Maryland Poetry Review, Colorado Review, Five Fingers Review, Campages and in the anthologies: Ixok Amar Go, compiled and edited by Zoe Anglesey (57 Central American Women, Granite Press, 1987) and Perfect in Their Art: Poems on Boxing from Homer to Ali (Southern Illinois Press, 2003).

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