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Maria Cristina Azcona

-, Argentina

argentine poetess, argentinian, argentinean poetess
argentine writer, argentinean writer


"Culture is transmitted to new generations, through education, but is known and learned by others cultures thanks to art and literature. Literature allows us to transmit the profound meanings of a determinate civilization "


I was born and live in Buenos Aires

This is my profile and complete biography

Literary Profile


Bilingual poetess and philanthropic editor of bilingual poets and writers for peace and argentine young authors who write peace poetry, in her literary websites.

She is also doing editing services for one of the most important publisher of Buenos Aires (El Ateneo) and has founded the popular literary club of multilingual writers and poets online called Bilingual Writers and Poets for Peace www.bilingualmca.bravehost.com



Voluntary Director in Argentina for IFLAC, translator and editor of its Spanish website and daily digest.

www.iflacenarg.bravehost.com



Editorial Advisor to the Taj Mahal Review (a literary journal published three times the year by Cyberwit net, India)

She gives lectures and conferences through Argentina territory to teach peace literature .to other writers.

She has written four books (two of poems, a novel and an essay on Psychological Education ) all in Spanish and illustrated by the author.

She is especially invited to all poetry conventions around the world, women writers congresses and also international book fairs.





Personal Information:



Date of Birth: April 5th 1952, Buenos Aires, Argentina



Married to Prof. Ernesto Castellano



Son: Fernando Castellano 23, University student in Computing Systems. Has worked two years at the Embassy of Spain as Computing Systems expert.



Daughter: Silvina Castellano, 26, Graduated as a Lawyer in 2004, UBA University and studying a Master in Administration of Justice at UBA University, Buenos Aires. She works officially for the City of Buenos Aires government.



Postal Address:



Capital Buenos Aires, Argentina



Email address: azconacristina@hotmail.com





Professional Diplomas:



1968 National Normal Teacher- by Mallinckrodt College, Buenos Aires Argentina

1970 Senior certificate of Proficiency in English, ACIO English Academy, Buenos Aires, Argentina



Two University degrees



1975 Educational Psychologist. by USAL University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1998 Family Advisor –by Navarra University, Navarra, Spain.



Job


She has worked for many years and continue working as a freelance psychotherapist and educational therapist to the following official institutions in Argentina:

YPF and Official Courts social services



She has worked as

an invited professor at AUSTRAL University, Buenos Aires at the career of Family Counseling, controlled by Navarra University.





Editorial Advisor to EL ATENEO , Grupo ILHSA SA publishers, Buenos Aires, Argentina



as a freelance researcher-writer for the UNESCO EOLSS Committee





Accomplishments


Designations:



Member of the Global Core Team of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies

Voluntary Director of IFLAC PAVE PEACE in Argentina

Publication of many of her bilingual poems at the EAP Bulletin (published by the Employee Assistance program, City of Milwaukee department of Health-8.000 copies)

She is a bilingual poetess and novelist, peace researcher and Educational Psychologist whose articles, reviews, poems and short stories are being published in many newspapers, magazines and anthologies around Argentina, UK, India and US. Her poem Family Abuse has been runner-up in Biff´s Board´s contest of poetry 2002 .(USA)

In Argentina, she won First Prize in Poetry at Cadan´s Poetry Competition and also several Honorary mentions in many other literary contests. She has written and published four books (a novel “La Voz del Angel”, an essay, “Estar de Novios Hoy” and two poetry collections, “Dos Talles Menos de Cerebro” and “Mundo Postmoderno”) in Spanish.



She is Editorial Advisor for “The Taj Mahal Review”, India;

www.cyberwit.net



Director in Argentina for IFLAC Pave Peace (International Forum for a Literature and a Culture of Peace)

www.iflac.com

and Director-founder of Bilingual MCA International Poets & Writers for Peace.



www.bilingualmca.bravehost.com



She is honorary member of HD&HS, Global Core Team

U. Columbia, New York.

http://www.humiliationstudies.org/whoweare/coreteamshort.php



Since 2004, her articles and poems can be read at the Eolss Encyclopedia, edited jointly by UNESCO-EOLSS Joint Committee.

www.eolss.net



Awards in Poetry



First Prize in one of the most important contests of poetry 1998 Argentinean Centre for Development of Writers-Argentina
Finalist in more than 50 contests of poetry in Argentina by different literary institutions.
Finalist in 10 contests of poetry by the International Library of Poetry, USA
First Runner up in Spring contest 2002 by Cold Glass Magazine, New York, USA




Published Articles and books


Spanish:



Society Poetry, published in the CADAN MAGAZINE, Buenos Aires Argentina 2000

And Itunet.com.ar/Altuna

“The Family therapy in blindness “published in the bulletin of a congress of Disabilities in Argentina

“Vocational Advice of the Blind”

and participation in the following anthologies of poetry PRINTED IN Argentina and Spain



VERANO ENCANTADO (Spain)

FIN DE MILENIO

POETAS DE FIN DE SIGLO

REVISTA ARLEQUÍN

EN EL MISMO IDIOMA

IDEAS REDONDAS





Spanish Books:



DOS TALLES MENOS DE CEREBRO, Illustrated Poetry , Caddan, 1999, Argentina

MUNDO POSTMODERNO, Illustrated Poetry, Caddan, 2000,Argentina

LA VOZ DEL ÁNGEL, Novel, Caddan, 2002, Argentina

ESTAR DE NOVIOS HOY, essay, Caddan 2003, Argentina written with her husband Profesor Ernesto Castellano









English



“Human Rights in the New Millenium” published by SPIRIT MAGAZINE, Chicago, IL,USA,2003

“Education for a New Millenium” published in Jordan

“How to manage your Stress” published by SPIRIT MAGAZINE, Chicago IL, USA,2003

“Importance of Literature and Culture for Peace” published at EOLSS 2005

“Peace Education through Literature” by EOLSS

“Argentinean Poetry” Leaves Magazine, published by The Mango Tree, India, 2004

“A critics on Ram Mehta´s poetry” published in Canada into the book Roamings.

“A foreword” to the book “Flakes” by Nikesh Murali, India

“A foreword” to the book “Helicon”, by Santosh Kumar, India

“A foreword” to the book of peace poems by Tholana Ashok Chakravarthy , India



And participation in the following printed publications


INDIA


VOYAGES (2003)

THE GOLDEN WINGS (2003)

TAJ MAHAL REVIEW I, II, III, IV , V ( 2000-2005)

THE STILL HORIZON (2002)

KABITA PAKSHIK (2004)

SYMPHONIES (2004)

PEGASUS (2005)

LEAVES (2005)





USA


POESIA NEWS (2005)

LATINO TODAY (2004- 2005)

SPIRIT MAGAZINE (2002-2003)

LATINO TODAY (2004-2005)

EAP BULLETIN (2002 - 2003)

MEETING OF THE MINDS (2002)

COLD GLASS MAGAZINE (2002)

BIFFS BOARDS (2001)

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF POETRY (2000)

POETRY MAGAZINE (2000/010/2/03/04/05)



UK
EOLSS ENCYCLOPEDIA (2004/2005)



THE ONCE ORANGE BADGE POETRY SUPPLEMENT (2005)



JORDAN


AMAN MAGAZINE (2004)

AL RAI NEWSPAPER (2003)



ARGENTINA


DIARIO EL PIONERO

VOCES DEL CADDAN



SPAIN


REVISTA AIMAR

CENTRO POÉTICO ANTOLOGÍAS




Read her last published articles here

USA





INDIA


TAJ MAHAL REVIEW

UK



Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems









read her last published poems here:

USA



INDIA

Maria Cristina Azcona is Editorial Advisor to


Taj Mahal Review





Contributor expert to EOLSS Encyclopedia edited under supervision of

UNESCO EOLSS Joint Committe






Voluntary Director IFLAC-in Argentina



Director-Founder Bilingual MCA



Member of HDHS by Columbia University New York















Birth Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Accomplishments: First Prize CADDAN 1998 Poetry in Spanish, Argentina

First Runner Up Biffsboards, new York, USA, poetry 2002

Selected to participate in a hundred anthologies around USA, India and Spain.
Honorable Advisor to many nonprofit literary orgs.

Recognized as one of the best poetesses worldwide for innumerable literary orgs.



Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Fiction

  • LA VOZ DEL ANGEL
  • Nonfiction

  • ESTAR DE NOVIOS HOY
  • Poetry

  • MUNDO HUECO
  • MUNDO POSTMODERNO
  • DOS TALLES MENOS DE CEREBRO
  • MUSICA DEL ALMA
  • THE TAJ MAHAL REVIEW
  • THE GOLDEN WINGS
  • THE TAJ MAHAL REVIEW
  • THE STILL HORIZON
  • VERANO ENCANTADO
  • BIFFS BOARDS MAGAZINE
  • SPIRIT a magazine for the diverse woman