DAY 25 – Alejandra Pizarnik


Alejandra Pizarnik was an Argentinian poet. She was born in Avellaneda, a metropolis inside the Larger Buenos Aires metropolitan space. Her imigrant Jewish dad and mom have been from Rowno (now Ukraine). 

Pizamik was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968, and in 1971 a Fulbright Scholarship. Her best-known books of poetry have been: Los trabajos y las noches (1965), Extracción de la piedra de la locura (1968) and El infierno musical (1971).

Pizamik had a troublesome childhood, battling shallowness points, in addition to having a stutter. On account of weight acquire that upset her, she started to take amphetamines. She turned strongly addicted and struggled with lengthy intervals of sleep issues that brought about insomnia.

Regardless of her writing and educational successes, Pizamik misplaced her life to suicide only one yr after receiving her Fulbright Scholarship. She was 36 years previous when she died.

Alejandra Pizarnik 

April 29, 1936 – September 25, 1972



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