ÁNGELA GARCÍA [Colombia, 1957- ]

Born in Medellín, she studied communication studies. A co-founder of the International Poetry Festival of Medellín, she was its executive director and a member of editorial board of the “Prometeo” review until 1999. She has published five books of poetry, three of them bilingual into German, Swedish and Serbian, and numerous poems in anthologies, reviews and newspapers of several Latin American and European countries. Her poems have been translated into German, Swedish, French, Galician, Portuguese, Italian, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian. She co-directed the video La orilla opuesta (The farther shore). She produces poetry events for the International Poetry Days in Malmö, Sweden.