Helena Villar Janeiro

Category: Writer
Birth Date: 28th September 1940
Birth Place: Becerreá (Lugo)
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She works as teacher of Secondary Education in Santiago. She usually collaborates in newspapers. She is a member of the poetic gathering 'Cravo fondo'. She was one of the founders and now is the secretary of the Galician Pen Club.

 Work & Activities

POETRY: 1972.- Alalás. 1980.- O sangue na paisaxe. 1981.- No aló de nós. 1985.- Rosalía no espello. 1993.- Cabeleira de Pedra. 1994.- Festa do Corpo. 2000.- Álbum de fotos. NARRATIVE: 1980.- Morrer en Vilaquinte. 1991.- O enterro da Galiña de Domitila Rois e O Cadro. She also wrote many books for children. In January 2004 she published the book Feminino plural, in which she collects a selection of many of the press articles published in the last decade.

 Other Interesting Aspects

POETRY PRIZES: 'Manuel Antonio'. 'Galicia'. 'Xosé Mª Chao Ledo'. 'Xacobeo'. Accesit of the prize 'González Francés'. NARRATIVE PRIZES: 'Galicia'. 'Breogán'. 'Modesto Rodríguez Figueiredo'. JOURNALISM PRIZES: 'Puro Cora'. PRIZES OF LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN: 'White Ravens', in 1990 and 1994.