Yolanda Castaño

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Yolanda Castaño

Yolanda Castaño Pereira (Santiago de Compostela, 1977) is a Galician painter, literacy critic and poet.[1]

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Yolanda Castaño (2010)

Since 1990, she has lived in Corunna, where she studied Spanish Philology at the University of A Coruña.

She translated her poems to Spanish and has been the General Secretary at the Association of Galician-language Writers (Spanish: Asociación de Escritores en Lengua Gallega / Galician: Asociación de Escritores en Lingua Galega) and at Letras de Cal. She has also collaborated in several publications, such as Festa da palabra silenciada, Dorna, O Correo Galego (El Correo Gallego), A nosa terra and El Mundo.

Pereira is co-director of journal Valdeleite (together with Olga Novo) and works for the TV programme Cifras e Letras (TVG version of Countdown).

Works[edit]

  • Elevar as pálpebras. Corunna: Espiral Maior, 1995.
  • Delicia. Corunna: Espiral Maior, 1998.
  • Edónica. Corunna: Espiral Maior, 2000.
  • O libro da egoísta. Vigo: Galaxia S.A., 2003.
  • Libro de la egoísta. Madrid: Visor, 2006.
  • Profundidade de Campo. Corunna: Espiral Maior, 2007
  • Erofanía, Espiral Maior, 2009
  • A segunda lingua, PEN Clube de Galicia, 2014

Awards[edit]

  • Antonio García Hermida Award
  • Atlántida Prize (1993)
  • Francisco Fernández del Riego Prize
  • III Fermín Bouza Brey Prize (1994)
  • II John Carballeira Poetry Award (1997)
  • Premio de la Crítica de poesía gallega (1998)
  • Espiral Mayor Poetry Award (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gomez, Joel (2013) "Yolanda Castaño gana el premio Fundación Novacaixagalicia de poesía", La Voz de Santiago, 12 November 2013. Retrieved 16 November 2013

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