Elena Medel

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Elena Medel
Born1985 Edit this on Wikidata (age 34)
Córdoba Edit this on Wikidata
OccupationPoet edit this on wikidata

Elena Medel (Córdoba, 1985) is a Spanish poet. She lives in Madrid.


She is the editorial director of La Bella Varsovia, a publishing house centered on poetry.

She has published the poetry books Mi primer bikini (2002; translated into English by Lizzie Davis, My First Bikini, 2015), Tara (2006) and Chatterton (Loewe Young Poets Prize, 2014)[1] and the chapbooks Vacaciones (2004)[2] and Un soplo en el corazón (2007); she is also the author of El mundo mago (2015), an essay about Antonio Machado. Medel has reunited her poems in the volume Un día negro en una casa de mentira (2015), and she has been translated into a dozen of languages.


Books of poetry[edit]

  • Mi primer bikini (Premio Andalucía Joven 2001; Barcelona, DVD, 2002). 64 pages ISBN 84-95007-65-7[1]
  • Vacaciones (Almería, El Gaviero, 2004). 32 pages, ISBN 84-933751-1-X.
  • Tara (Barcelona, DVD, 2006). 80 pages, ISBN 84-96238-50-4.


  • Todo un placer: antología de relatos eróticos femeninos (Córdoba, Berenice, 2005). 187 pages, ISBN 84-934466-1-0.
  • Epílogo de Blues Castellano, de Antonio Gamoneda (Madrid, Bartleby, 2007). 81 pages, ISBN 84-95408-64-3.


  1. ^ a b "Elena Medel: «¿Poeta o poetisa? Llámeme poeta, por favor»". abc (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  2. ^ "Elena Medel en escritoras.com". escritoras.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-01-26.

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