Home School Claremont 2017
Silvia Oviedo is a translator and writer originally from Spain. She has been based in the Bay Area for the last 6 years, after some time in Madrid and Berlin. Silvia received her MA in Translation from Universidad Complutense. Silvia's poetry has appeared in several journals, collections and live events in Spain, Mexico and the US (El Perro, El Salón Barney, La manera de recogerse el pelo, SXO, among others), and she has been the recipient of the 'Ciudad de Aranjuez Young Poets Prize' in 2006, and selected by Jack Hirschman for the 2016 Poets 11 group. She is also the co-founder and editor of Desbandada Press (www.desbandada.com), a small bilingual press dedicated to becoming a meeting point, and a vehicle for promotion and diffusion of the poetic exile in the 21st century.