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Five Poems

Irene Solà

Translated by Oscar Holloway

‘I wore off my tongue / like candy’ Translated from the Catalan by Oscar Holloway.

Irene Solà

Irene Solà (Barcelona, 1990) is a writer and artist. Her first poetry collection Beast was awarded the Amadeu Oller Poetry Prize and was published by Galerada Editorial (Catalunya) and Shearsman Books (UK). Her first novel The dams was awarded the Documenta Prize and was published by L’Altra Editorial, 2018. Solà is part of the anthology Wretched Strangers (Boiler House Press, 2018) edited by J.T. Welsch and Ágnes Lehóczky and Mig segle de poesia catalana (Editorial Proa, 2018) edited by Vicenç Altaió and Josep M. Sala-Valldaura. Her writing has also appeared in Murder Magazine, Poetari Magazine, VOLS RUSSOS Artzine and Lighthouse.

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Translated by Oscar Holloway

Oscar Holloway (Barcelona, 1989) is an artist and researcher. He lives and works in London and Barcelona.

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