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Sergio Badilla Castillo Biography

The biography of Sergio Badilla Castillo. This page has biographical information on Sergio Badilla Castillo, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...if available.

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Sergio Badilla Castillo (born November 30, 1947 in Valparaiso, Chile ) is a Chilean poet and the founder of poetic transrealism in contemporary poetry. He is considered the Latin American poet with the broadest Nordic influence, from the Finnish poets, Edith Södergran, Elmer Diktonius, Paavo Haavikko, Pentti Saarikoski and the Swedes Gunnar Ekelöf, Tomas Tranströmer and Lars Gustafsson .

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