Noèlia Díaz Vicedo is a poet, translator and researcher of women’s literature and feminism. She has published poems in the magazines Quadern de les idees, les arts i les lletres and Corresponding Voices, and in an anthology of young women poets in Catalan Donzelles de l’any 2000. She has translated the poetry of Marçal and Chilean poet Carmen García Palma into English and was a co-editor of the magazine Alba Londres. Culture in Translation.
A collection of poems that engage with the Western poetic tradition from a feminist perspective and explore the challenges a woman faces when she writes poetry, published in Catalan with English translations.
The Body’ Reason is the first book by Catalan poet Mari-Mercè Marçal to be translated into English. She is a key figure in Catalan poetry of the post-Franco era, who was actively engaged in the transition to democracy and the emergence of a feminist movement in Spain. Hers is a uniquely challenging voice expressing a distinctive Catalan gendered perspective.