Luisa Castro

Luisa Castro is the author of nine collections of poetry and six novels. She has been awarded the King Juan Carlos Prize, The Hiperion Prize and the Herralde Prize among others. She is currently Director of the Cervantes Institute in Dublin, is a regular contributor to the Spanish El País newspaper and celebrated as one of the most important voices in contemporary Galician poetry.



photo cred: Lisbeth Salas

  • On Whales and Whales/ Baleas e Baleas by Luisa Castro, translated from Galician by Keith Payne

    First published to immediate and critical acclaim in 1988, Luisa Castro’s Baleas e Baleas is considered one of the most pivotal collections in contemporary Galician poetry