Carles Duarte i Montserrat lives in Barcelona, where he has had a dis­tin­gui­shed career in govern­ment admi­nis­tra­tion and publi­shing. His publi­shed work includes impor­tant contri­bu­tions to Catalan lin­guis­tics. His prize-win­ning poe­try, which has been trans­la­ted into nume­rous lan­guages, medi­tates on a num­ber of cen­tral concepts of man’s exis­tence.