ELIZABETH TORRES: Bogotá, Colombia, 1987. Poet, multi-media artist, translator and speaker.
Her most recent book, “En las Fauces del Olvido” (In the Jaws of Oblivion) was published in Puerto Rico by La Impresora, and then launched in Mexico and Guatemala, with additional presentations in Sweden, Finland, Germany and Denmark during 2017.
Previous achievements include having been the Poet in Residence at Kean University where she studied Media & Film and Fine Arts. Being the author of over 20 published works, and currently working on two new poetry selections “To enter and exit through the memory of the living” and “Bodies of Water”, a novel. Being the recipient of the National Poetry Award “Best book of poetry of the year” by the Colombian Book Chamber. Winning the Spirits in the Words poetry contest by Daimler Chrysler. Winning the American Eagle’s Live your Life contest.
Elizabeth resides in Copenhagen, where she works as a writer and translator, and is the director of Red Door Magazine and Red Door Gallery, Copenhagen, as well as a founding member of NolitchX (Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange).
Summer and Fall tour 2018 TBA.