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 seven poetry collections in Galician and Spanish and her poems have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Winner of the National Critics Award, the Espiral Maior Poetry Award, the Fundación Novacaixagalicia Prize, the Ojo Crítico (best poetry book by a young author in Spain) and the Author of the Year by the Galician Booksellers' Association. She has been awarded International fellowships including the IWTCR in Rhodes, Villa Waldberta (Munich), the HIP-Beijing (China) and Hawthornden Castle.
Keith Payne and Yolanda Castaño