Monthly Archives: June 2012

Anton Alonso Rios

Anton Alonso Rios (1887- 1980) was also known as Hippolytus Anton Alonso Rios and or Hipolito Antonio Alonso Rios.  He was a politician, writer and a teacher.  He leads the Spanish Agrarian Trend and Chaired the Council of Galicia after … Continue reading

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Luisa Castro Legazpi

Luisa Castro Legazpi was born in 1966 in Lugo, Spain.  She is a well-respected columnist and writer in Castillian and Galician languages.  Luisa Castro is the younger of two sisters and a daughther of a housewife and sailor.  She published … Continue reading

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Xose Maria Alvarez Caccamo

Xose Maria Alvarez Caccamo or popularly known as Pepe Caccamo was born on July 6, 1950 in Vigo.  He was a Galician literature professor, literary critic and writer. He earned a degree in Romance Philology at the University of Santiago … Continue reading

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Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio or Manuel Antonio Alvares de Azevedo is a well-respected Brazilian Romantic poet, essayist, playwright and short story writer.  He was an expert of the Ultra-Romanticism in Brazil and most of his works are characterized by morbidity and heavy … Continue reading

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Praza das letras

Praza das letras is a website that presents a gentle and professional approach in discovering the richness of the literary world of Galician, Spanish, Portuguese and other countries as well.  It fills the reader’s needs and desires to know more … Continue reading

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Celso Fernandez Sanmartin

Celso Fernandez Sanmartin was born in 1969 on Lalin, he was Galician storyteller and poet.  He earned a degree in Philosophy at the University of Santiago de Compostela.  He published several works on poetry and collective works.     Among … Continue reading

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Amancio Amigo e o Demo da Botella

Amancio Amigo e o demo da botella means Amancio Friend of the Devil and the Bottle is a novel about magic written by Xose Miranda Ruiz.   The main character of the story is the fearless Amancio who is a student … Continue reading

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Feira do libro de Santiago de Compostela

The translation of Feira do libro de Santiago de Compostela is Book Fair of Santiago de Compostella. The first Book Fair of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain was a three day event.   All book enthusiasts, authors, writers, publisher’s literature … Continue reading

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Alfonso Daniel Rodriguez Castelao

Alfonso Daniel Rodriguez Castelao (1886-1950) uses the pseudonym Castelao, was an illustrious Galician writer and promoter of the Galician language.  He was considered as the main symbol of the Galician nationalism.  He was also a writer, painter, caricaturist, and politician.  … Continue reading

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Toxosoutos

Toxosoutos is an editorial publishing website solely intended for readers who wants to take pleasure in reading and find wide array of information about the Book World.  They want to fill the void in the Galician book world by providing … Continue reading

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