Spoken word poet María Eloy-García (*1972, Málaga , Spain) studied geography and history. She made a name for herself on the poetry scene by taking part in various slams. Eloy-García defies the usual expectations in her poetry. She initially adopts current perceptions, influences and customs only to contradict them later with her idiosyncratic language. Sometimes ironically, sometimes surreally, she describes human behaviour in everyday situations: on the bus, in the queue, in the lift.María Eloy-García has collaborated on journals such as “Litoral”, “El maquinista de la generación” and “Fósforo”.She won the Carmen Conde prize in 2001.
Publications (a selection):Diseños experimentales, nº 2 colección Monosabio, Málaga 1997.Metafísica del trapo, ed. Torremozas, Madrid, 2001.Antología de 17 poetas españoles de hoy, Hablando en plata, ed Homoscriptum, México, 2005.Cuánto dura cuánto, ed. El Gaviero, Almería, 2007.
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