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Guillermo Sucre Figarella (born 15 May 1933), is a Venezuelan poet and literary critic born in Tumeremo in the state of Bolivar. He is also a member of the Sucre family like his uncle Jose Antonio Ramos Sucre and his older brothers General Juan Manuel Sucre Figarella, and Senator Leopoldo Sucre Figarella.
He has translated into Spanish the works of André Breton, Saint-John Perse, William Carlos Williams, and Wallace Stevens.
In 1957 he founded the literary journal Sardío and an associated literary group. He began teaching at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in that same year. From 1968 till 1975 he lived in the United States, where he lectured at the University of Pittsburgh and became a member Pitt's Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. Upon his return to Venezuela he taught at the Universidad Simón Bolívar and became literary director of the publishing house Monte Ávila Editores.
He won the National Prize for Literature in 1976 for his essay La máscara, la transparencia.
His poetic work has a singular place within Venezuelan literature. He is a poet of light, like the Bolivian Eduardo Mitre or the Mexican Homero Aridjis, and like them his poetry is inspired by the tropics.
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Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia.
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Guillermo Trujillo Durán was a Venezuelan poet and politician. He is also remembered for his work in journalism and film, alongside his brother Manuel Trujillo Durán. He worked as editor for several Maracaibo-based publications and published some collections of poetry. In politics, he first served in the government of Zulia before entering the National Assembly, where he was Vice-President on two occasions.