Willy McKey (Caracas, 1980), poet, cultural agitator, editor and educator specialised in non-fiction and cultural journalism. He is an adviser and analyst of political semiotics and the editor of Newsweek, the cultural magazine of the Venezuelan online portal Prodavinci. He has been awarded the 2007 Fundarte Poetry Prize for his collection Vocado de orfandad and the 2009 National Book Award for the poetry magazine El Salmón - Revista de Poesía. He is the author of the poetic-performative publishing experiences Paisajeno and Nuestra Señora del Jabillo.
‘A Chronicle of Scarcity’ was published as ‘Una crónica de la escacez’ by Prodavinci on May 27 2013.