Residencies and Awards

Enrique Winter

Chilean poet Enrique Winter will spend the months of June, July and August as a fellow of the Sylt Foundation on the island of Sylt and at the Künstlerhäuser Worpswede.

In April 2017 Enrique Winter was joining the Workshop Violent Memories in Yangon/Myanmar as a part of the Sylt Foundation's long term project "Transformation and Identity".

Enrique Winter (Santiago, Chile, 1982) is author of Atar las naves (winner of the Víctor Jara Arts Festival), Rascacielos (awarded the National Book Council fellowship, available in English as Skyscrapers), Guía de despacho (winner of the National Young Poet Competition), Lengua de señas (winner of the Pablo de Rokha Poetry Prize, available in English as Sign Tongue, version that won as well the Goodmorning Menagerie Chapbook-in-Translation prize) and co-author of the LP Agua en polvo (awarded the Fund for the Promotion of Chilean Music fellowship), collected in several anthologies and languages including German’s Oben das Meer unten der Himmel (Luxbooks, 2016). He is also author of the novel Las bolsas de basura and translator of books by Charles Bernstein and Philip Larkin. Winter holds an MFA in Creative Writing at NYU and directs the Creative Writing diploma at PUCV. He used to be an editor and an attorney.