David Preiss

David Preiss (Santiago, 1973) is a Chilean poet who has published the verse collections Señor del vértigo (1992/1994), Y demora el alba (1995), Oscuro mediodía (2000), Bocado (2011), and Retrato en movimiento (2015). He has been awarded a grant from the Pablo Neruda Foundation and the National Book and Reading Council. His poems appear in various Chilean and international anthologies.

  • David Preiss
    Of the poems you used to write, / none remains. Against your light / opens a path of spines and silence. / You walk it, lulled by the steps / that take you away from this page.


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