GLORIA NISTAL ROSIQUE
She is a writer, poet, teacher, photographer and traveler. She has published eighteen books of individual authorship, including nine poetry and five travel books. She in press she is the tenth collection of her poems. She has also published short story, novel, and essay.
She has co-directed two anthologies of African literature in Spanish and participated in more than about twenty works of multiple authorship. She has prefaced more than twenty books of
Spanish and African authors. She has been anthologized on many occasions. She has various literary awards (the last of them in 2019, the Catherine Amy Dawson Prize Scott of the Spanish PEN club) and has been a judge in various national competitions and
International Literature. She has been translated into Polish, Arabic, Italian, French and Lithuanian.She has a degree in Philosophy, she has two master's degrees in information technology and communications. She has been a teacher of Language Arts and Technology at universities in Spain, Poland and Equatorial Guinea and is currently teaching courses
in various Spanish institutions and universities. She is specialized in Literature africana in Spanish and in the work of J.L. Borges.
She has made a dozen photographic exhibitions, three of them individual (the last in 2020, at the Ra de Rey gallery in Madrid). She has published photography in various online and paper media. She has received seven photography awards and has been a judge of national and international photography awards.
An unrepentant traveler always motivated by understanding the other, she has lived and worked on three continents and visited one hundred and six countries.
During her years in Africa she directed and participated in cooperation projects International for Women's Equality and Girls' Access to Education. She is member of various artistic and literary associations (writers from the northwestern sierra from Madrid; friends of the Prado Museum ...) and helping the underprivileged and refugees (UNHCR, Red Cross and Aid in Action).
A regular speaker in Europe, America and Africa, she assiduously participates in seminars, congresses and round tables.
She is a member of the Africanist section of the Ateneo de Madrid; member of the Association Spanish of Africanists (AEA); co-director of Urgent Readings Spain; Secretary General of the Spanish PEN Club, where she directed the group of writers for peace and honorary member of PAX PEACE ART CULTURE.
Her priority interest is harmony, cooperation and synergy between people