Elena Medel Navarro, 2016 FPdGi Arts and Literature Award

Medel has been chosen for her early and brilliant career as a poet

Elena Medel Navarro (Cordoba, 1985) is one of the most outstanding writers of her generation and founder, in 2004, of the publisher La Bella Varsovia, which is dedicated to poetry. Author of several books of poetry, Elena Medel has been recognised with important awards, including the Andalucía Young Poet’s Prize for her work My First Bikini (DVD, 2002), the 26th Loewe Foundation Youth Creation Award, and the El Público-RTVA Literature Award 2015 for Chatterton (Visor, 2014).

In addition, she also collaborates with the media, including Spanish National Radio and newspapers in the Joly Group, and she is the author of the essay “The wizard world. How to live with Antonio Machado” (Ariel, 2015). Her work has been translated into several languages.


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