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Chaucer’s Books

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3321 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
805-682-6787 https://www.chaucersbooks.com/

January 2020

The Promise – Silvina Ocampo

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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Silvina Ocampo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1903. A central figure of Argentine literary circles, Ocampo's accolades include Argentina's National Poetry Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. She was an early contributor to Argentina's Sur magazine, where she worked closely with its founder, her sister Victoria Ocampo; Adolfo Bioy Casares, her husband; and Jorge Luis Borges. In 1937, Sur published Ocampo's first book, Viaje olvidado. She went on to publish thirteen volumes of fiction and poetry during a long…

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