Alba Cid (Ourense, 1989) is a Galician poet and researcher. Her debut poetry collection is Atlas (Galaxia, 2019), for which she won the Miguel Hernández National Young Poetry Prize 2020.
To date, her poems have been translated into English, Greek, Portuguese and Spanish.
As one of the four winners of 2019 Words Without Borders Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets, translations of her poems by Jacob Rogers have appeared in Poem-a-Day, also in Action Books, Asymptote, Kenyon Review online and The Offing (tr. Megan Berkobien).
She is a contributing editor to Dorna (a Galician literary magazine), reviews poetry as a frequent guest on a Galician radio program and various journals, takes photographs and occasionally illustrates. In the past few years, she worked at the John Rutherford Centre for Galician Studies at the University of Oxford.
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