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Laura Casielles – Autor/a en A*Desk

Laura Casielles (Pola de Siero, Asturias, 1986) is a poet and journalist. She is the author of the books Soldado que huye (Hesperya, 2008), Los idiomas comunes (Hiperión 2010; XIII Premio de Poesía Joven Antonio Carvajal y Premio Nacional de Poesía Joven Miguel Hernández en 2011), Las señales que hacemos en los mapas (Libros de la Herida, 2014) and Breve historia de algunas cosas (Ediciones del 4 de agosto, 2017). Graduated in journalism and philosophy, she has a master’s degree in contemporary Arab and Islamic studies, and a doctorate in the same field, with a thesis dedicated to the memory of the Spanish colonization in Morocco and Western Sahara, a topic on which they have focused several of his projects. Currently she works as a freelancer, doing things here and there in the fields of journalism, communication and culture.

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