Yolanda Castaño .
Poet, essayist, editor and curator Yolanda Castaño is director of the International Writer’s residence Residencia Literaria 1863 in A Coruña, Galicia. She has published six poetry collections in Galician and Spanish and her poems have been translated into more than 30 different languages. She is the Winner of the National Critics Award, the Espiral Maior Poetry Award, the Fundación Novacaixagalicia Prize, the Ojo Crítico, the Estandarte Award and the ‘Author of the Year’ by the Galician Booksellers’ Association. She has also edited biographies, history of Galician Poetry and poetry books for children. She mixes poetry with music, visual arts, video, architecture, film in 360º, comic, dance and even cookery, being awarded for that too.
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