• Launch of ‘Vo(i)ces’ coming soon!

    “ We are delighted to say that Victorina Press and Friends of Alice Publishing will soon be launching a bilingual anthology of poetry entitled ‘Vo(i)ces’.  This publication embraces the winning entries and commendations of the Victorina Press Poetry Award Voices (2018) – both in the original Spanish and in translation. We are thrilled to announce that Valentina’s poem ‘La Casa de Neruda – tercera patita en décimas’ won first prize in this international poetry contest which celebrated the work of three renowned Chilean poets: Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda and Nicanor Parra. The judging panel was made up of poets and writers, Adam Feinstein, Leo Boix and Isabel del Rio. Valentina,…

  • Desentrañando Memorias/Unravelling memories

    Valentina has two of her poems published in this bilingual poetry collection, published in London, by Victorina Press, 2017. Desentrañando Memorias (Unravelling Memories) is a bilingual anthology of poetry, published by Victorina Press in 2017. Written by Latin American/Hispanic authors resident in the UK, this book features two of Valentina’s poems, ‘La partida’ (The Departure) and ‘Canto a la memoria’ (Song to Memory). The first poem is a poetic account of Valentina’s early arrival in the UK with broader fragments of exile, whilst the second whilst the second is an ode to collective memory (focusing on Chile’s recent history).

  • Valentina’s short story ‘La Chascona y sus cuerdas’ is published in London, 2018.

    Valentina’s short story, La Chascona y sus cuerdas, was published by Victorina Press in a bilingual anthology of short stories, in London. The book is a celebration of the centenary of Chilean multi-faceted artist, Violeta Parra, and includes nine stories by Latin American and Hispanic authors based in the UK. Valentina’s story is a synthesis of Violeta Parra’s life, told in the traditional genere of lírica popular chilena, as the narrator plays homage to her guitar, which she has named ‘La Chascona’ which loosely translated means, the one with the untidy hair. More about this publication can be read here

  • Two of Valentina’s poems are published by Victorina Press – London, 2017.

    Book     Two of Valentina’s poems are published by Victorina Press in a book entitled Desentranando Memorias/Unravelling memories. The book includes works by various authors from the Latin American/Hispanic community in the UK. One of the poems was recorded by Valentina and Voces del Sur, with guitar. The poems are ‘La partida’, which deals with the memories of Valentina as she arrived in her host country and the other one …