Mercedes Cebrián (Foto: Daniel Mordzinski)

Mercedes Cebrián
(Foto: Daniel Mordzinski)

Mercedes Cebrián was born in Madrid. She writes fiction, journalistic essays and poetry and translates from English and French into Spanish. Her writing has been published in newspapers such as El País and La Vanguardia; and in journals and magazines such as “Diario de Poesía” (Buenos Aires), «The Massachussetts Review», “Revista de Occidente” and “The Indian Quarterly.” Her literary universe explores, among other aspects of reality, the emotional ties that human develop with objects. She has been a writing fellow at the Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid and the Spanish Academy in Rome, and a writer in residence in the Civitella Ranieri Foundation (Italy) and the Fondazione Santa Maddalena (Italy), among others. She holds MAs in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Birkbeck (University of London) and from the University of Pennsylvania (USA). Her last novel El genuino sabor was published in June 2014 by Penguin-Random House Spain. During 2018 she was the guest editor of the imprint Caballo de Troya (Penguin Random House).



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Burp (excerpt)

Common Market (in Long Poem Magazine)

Giving Shelter to the Homeless