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Elisa Díaz

Mexico City


Winner of the Alonso Vidal National Poetry Prize 2017 for her first collection, Principia ( Tierra Adentro ) . With the support of the Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing ( Poetry ) at New York University (2013-2015). Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry International, Tupelo Quarterly and Border Crossing, among others. She won the Poetry International Prize 2016, the second place at the Literal Latté 2015 prize and was selected among the semifinalists of the Tupelo Quarterly Prize 2016. Her poems in Spanish have been published in Tierra Adentro , Este País, Periódico de Poes ía , among others, and have been anthologized in Fuego de dos fraguas ( Exmolino ) and in Voces Nuevas 2017 (Editorial Torremozas ). She received the Jóvenes Creadores FONCA fellowship (2015-2016), the Fundación Fundación Para las Letras Mexicanas fellowship (2016-2017-2018) and is currently the recipient of another Jóvenes Creadores FONCA fell owship (2018-2019).

Elisa Díaz - Under The Volcano