Gabriela Aguirre

Aguirre Gabriela

Gabriela Aguirre is a poet from Querétaro, México. She is the author of the poetry collections La frontera: un cuerpo (2003), El lugar equivocado de las cosas (2011), La casa es una espora (Ediciones El humo, 2015)and La isla de tu nombre (Veliz Books, 2017). Aguirre is the recipient of many awards, including the 2003 Premio Nacional de Poesía Joven Elías Nandino; the 2007 Premio Nacional de Poesía Enriqueta Ochoa for her book El lugar equivocado de las cosas. She has been a fellow of FONCA (Jóvenes Creadores), a fellow of the Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas for Poetry from 2005 to 2007, as well as a fellow of the Instituto Queretano de la Cultura y las Artes (Creador con Trayectoria). Aguirre received an MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish from the University of Texas at El Paso and a PhD in Literature from the Universidad de Guanajuato. She teaches literature at the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro.

  • Two poems from “The Mistaken Place of Things”

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