September 6, 2016

Edda Armas


Edda Armas [Venezuela]
1955


 Born on June 2, 1055 in Caracus, Venezuela, Edda Armas graduated from the Central University of Venezuela (Universidad Central de Venezuela) in creativity and cultural management. 
     She appeared on the Venezuelan literary scene in 1975 with the poetry collection Roto todo silencio (Broken by Silence), winning a literary award from the Center for Latin American Studies (Romulo Gallegos), headed by Ludovico Silva, Guillermo Sucre, and Gonzalo Rojas. Her second book of poetry, Contra el aire appeared as the 4th volume of the New Voices Collection of Editions talleristas Cerlag in 1977.
      Since then she has won numerous awards for her poetry, including XIV International Poetry Prize Biennial "JA Ramos Sucre" chosen by Oscar Hahn (Chile), José Luis Rivas (Mexico) and Armando Rojas Guardia (Venezuela).
      Today she works as a social psychologist.

BOOKS OF POETRY

Toto todo silencio (1975); Contra el aire (Editions talleristas Cerlag, 1977);  Rojo Circular (Fondo Editorial Fundarte, 1992); Cuerdas de Serpiente (with photographs by Lihie Talmor) (Editorial Arte, 1994);  La creatividad del mal o el círculo de las flores (Libro de Artista con grabados originales de la Artista Plástica venezolana-israelita Lihie Talmor, edición de autoras, 1995); Cuerdas de Serpiente (Editorial Arte, 1995); La otra orilla (Edictorial Cabos Sueltos, 1999); La mujer que nos mira (Editorial El Pez Soluble, 2000); Armadura de piedra (La mujer que nos mira, 2005); La mujer que nos mira: Antología personal (Colección Altazor, 2007)

  

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