Rediscovering António Botto, a major voice in modern gay poetry and twentieth-century letters

BY JOSIAH BLACKMOREProfessor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto ——- “Even reading (António Botto’s) poems a half century after they were written, one feels the flesh burn.”—Henri Cole ——- One early summer afternoon in the early ’90s, soon after arriving at the University of Toronto, I was perusing the astounding collection of … More Rediscovering António Botto, a major voice in modern gay poetry and twentieth-century letters