Biography of José Manuel Arango

Poet and translator Colombian. He was born in the municipality of Carmen de Viboral (Antioquia) in 1937 and currently works as a Professor of mathematical logic at the University of Antioquia. He studied philosophy at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia in the city of Tunja. She obtained a master in philosophy at the University of Virginia, United States.

He is considered to be one of the Symbolist poets that transcends the simplistic look of the custom. He is co-founder and co-editor of the magazine Acuarimantima. He has been awarded the national poetry prize conferred by the University of Antioquia in 1988.

Arango is author of this place of the night (1973), signs (1987) and Cantiga (1987). As a translator he has released works of American poets Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and William Carlos Williams (1991).