Alexander Caro (1979) studied literature and philosophy in his native Colombia. He is currently doing his doctorate in Romance Studies at the HU Berlin. Among other things, he has translated texts by Rilke and Kleist into Spanish. In Colombia, some of his essays on German literature have appeared in newspapers such as Otro Páramo or La raíz invertida. He hopes to publish his first volume of poetry “La flor del desgano” soon.