Edurne Portela

Portela began her career in the United States, where she completed a PhD in Hispanic Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, before moving to the University of Lehigh (Pennsylvania).

In January 2016 returned to Spain to dedicate herself entirely to writing and working with various media outlets including El PaísNational Radio of SpainLa Marea and El Correo. She is published in Spain by Galaxia Gutenberg publishing house, who published her essay The echo of the shots: culture and memory of violence (2016) and the novel Best the absence (2017) that received the 2018 Prize for the best fiction book of the Guild of the bookstores of Madrid. In March 2019, her second novel, Formas de estar lejos, was published. 

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