Fernando Beltrán (Oviedo 1956) has published the poetry collections Aquelarre en Madrid, Ojos de agua, El gallo de Bagdad, Amor ciego, Bar adentro, La Semana Fantástica, El corazón no muere, Mujeres encontradas, Sólo el que ama está solo, Hotel Vivir and La curación del mundo (Hiperión 2021), among others. Author also of the manifestos “Perdimos la palabra” (El País, 1987) and “Hacia una poesía entrometida” (Leer, 1989), his writings are collected in Donde nadie me llama (Hiperión), and have been translated into more than twenty languages, with the complete works available in French. His articles and prose essays have been published by the University of Valladolid under the title La vida en ello. A teacher in various academic institutions, creator of the branding studio El Nombre de las Cosas and founder of poetry library Aula de las Metáforas, he has been awarded the Asturias Prize for Literature and the European Forum Prize. Beltrán has recently been granted Madrid City Council’s Francisco de Quevedo Prize for the year’s best book, which went to his poetry collection La curación del mundo.