Federico Díaz-Granados (b. 1974, Colombia) was born in Bogotá. He is director of the Library of the Founders of the Gimnasio Moderno and its cultural agenda. He has published the poetry books: The Voices of Fire (1995); The House of the Wind (2000), Roadhouse (2003) and The Rush of the Moment (2015). His poetry has also been published in several anthologies: Album of the Goodbyes (2006), The Last Night of the World (2007), The Forgotten Hours (2010) and Goodbye Lenin (2017). Selections of his poetry have been translated into several languages, among which the highlights are the Italian, the French and American editions: Le ore dimenticate (Raffaelli Editore, translation by Emilio Coco, 2015), Le urgenze dell’istante (Edizioni Fili d’Aquilone, translation by Alessio Brandolini, 2017), La soglia dei sogni (Raffaelli Editore, translation by Gianni Darconza, 2017) Sortie de Secours (Thieves of Time, translation by Stéphane Chaumet, 2017) and Roadhouse (USA, Valparaiso, translation by Jason Ehrenzeller, 2017).