portrait of Bayley © Julio Martínez Howard

Edgar Bayley (1919– 1990) was  born in Buenos Aires and was an active and influential participant in avant-garde Argentine poetry, representing a major figure in its literary magazines and institutions throughout the latter half of the last century, and was among the founders of the invencionista movement that swept the city, and a bit beyond, in the 1940s and ‘50s. Poet, playwright, director, translator, and essayist, he is the author of fourteen published works in diverse genres.

Short Story Collections

The Life and Memoirs of Dr. Pi and Other Stories
(Clockroot Books, 2011)

reviewed by Tania Hershman

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