Lara Dopazo Ruibal

Lara Dopazo Ruibal was born in Marín (Galicia, Spain). She published four poetry collections and is the co-editor and co-author of the experimental essay volume A través das marxes: Entrelazando feminismos, ruralidades e comúns. Her poetry collection ovella was awarded the Francisco Añón Prize in 2015, and with claus e o alacrán she received the Fiz Vergara Vilariño Prize in 2017. Dopazo Ruibal was a resident artist at the Spanish Royal Academy in Rome for the academic year 2018/2019. She won the Illa Nova Narrative Award with her short stories collection O axolote e outros contos de bestas e auga (Editorial Galaxia, 2020). She has a B.A. in journalism and two M.A.s: one in international cooperation and one in theoretical and practical philosophy.

*photo credit: David Espiño

  • One poem from “claus and the scorpion”

    over lara and among the laras that inhabit lara