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Nuria Barrios (Madrid, 1962) has a PhD in Philosophy. She is a journalist, a translator and the author of over a dozen works, including poetry books, short-stories and novels. Her works have been translated to Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Croatian and Esperanto.
As a columnist, she has been awarded by the Fundación Mastia. Among his works one should mention the books of poetry El hilo de agua (Algaida, 2004 – Ateneo de Sevilla Poetry Award) and Nostalgia de Odiseo (Vandalia, 2012); the books of short stories Amores patológicos(Ediciones B, 1998), El zoo sentimental (Alfaguara, 2000) and Ocho centímetros (Páginas de Espuma, 2015); and the novel El alfabeto de los pájaros (Seix Barral, 2011 -short-listed for the Troa Award to the Best Fiction Book with Values).
Her latest published work is the book of poetry La luz de la dinamo (Vandalia, 2017 – VII Iberoamerican Prize of Poetry Hermanos Machado ).
Her eagerly awaited new novel, Hermanos, will be published next year by Alfaguara.