Juan Domingo Argüelles

Mexico
Was born in Chetumal, Quintana Roo in 1958. He studied literature on the Philosophy and Letters School at UNAM. Poet, essayist, editor, and reading promoter. Author of 15 poetry books and also essays and studies about written culture, some of them are: ¿Qué leen los que no leen? (What do people read when they don´t read?), Antimanual para lectores y promotores del libro y la lectura (Not a manual for readers and book and reading promoters), y Estás leyendo... ¿y no lees? (And you are reading…and don´t you read?). His latest books are: Lectoras (Readers), La lectura: Elogio del libro y alabanza del placer de leer (Reading: book tribute and worship of the reading pleasure), Antología general de la poesía mexicana (General anthology of Mexican poetry) Edades (Ages), Final de diluvio (The end of the flood), Ética y poética de la lectura: El derecho de leer, la libertad de saber (Reading ethics and poetry: The reading right, the knowledge freedom), ¿Es la lectura un derecho? (Is reading a right?), Pelos en la lengua (Hair on the tongue), y Cuentos inolvidables para amar la lectura (Unforgettable tales to love reading).