Berta García Faet, Young Poetry Award Miguel Hernández 2018 | Culture



The Valencian Berta García Faet has obtained this Tuesday the Young Poetry Award Miguel Hernández 2018, granted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, for his work The phosphorous psalms. The jury of the award, endowed with 20,000 euros, has considered that the work "presents one of the most powerful and influential voices of the current poetry, a book that brings to new limits the poetry combining intelligence, humor, emotion and Lyric spark: From a dialogue with César Vallejo's Trilce, García Faet revives the Spanish lyric tradition from its most subversive vein. "

García Faet has a degree in Political Science (2011) and Humanities (2013) and studied three years of the Economics degree (2012) at the University of Valencia. He has a master's degree in Political Philosophy (2012) from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and another in Spanish and Latin American Literature (2015) from The City College of New York, CUNY. He is currently doing his doctorate in Hispanic Studies at Brown University.

She is the author of poetry books Bunch of abominations (Avilés City Council, 2008, XVI Ana de Valle Poetry Contest), Night club for applied students (Vitruvio, 2009, VII Prize, National of Ciega de Manzanares Poetry), Strawberry and wound (Diputación de León, 2011; National Poetry Award Antonio González de Lama 2010), Introduction to everything (La Bella Varsovia, 2011, Young Poetry Prize Pablo García Baena, 2010), The age of deserving (La Bella Varsovia, 2015) or The phosphorous psalms (2017), among others.

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