Alfredo Cordal was born in Chile and is a performance poet and playwright as well as a journalist, interpreter and teacher of modern languages. In Santiago, he produced literary programmes for television. He has produced four plays in London: ‘The Last Judgement’, ‘The Investiture of El Dorado’, ‘Smoking Mirror’ and ‘A Passion in Buenos Aires’ with three further plays awaiting production. His poetry has been published in a range of publications including ‘Anthology of Latin American Poets in London’, and ‘Nomadas as Nomada’, an anthology of Spanish and Latin American Poets and Writers. He has performed his work at poetry recitals at British festivals and for human rights organisations.