Maria Cristina Azcona
Buenos Aires, Argentina
"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
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
Voluntary Director in Argentina for IFLAC, translator and editor of its Spanish website and daily digest.
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.
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.
Capital Buenos Aires, Argentina
Email address: email@example.com
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.
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
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;
Director in Argentina for IFLAC Pave Peace (International Forum for a Literature and a Culture of Peace)
and Director-founder of Bilingual MCA International Poets & Writers for Peace.
She is honorary member of HD&HS, Global Core Team
U. Columbia, New York.
Since 2004, her articles and poems can be read at the Eolss Encyclopedia, edited jointly by UNESCO-EOLSS Joint Committee.
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
Society Poetry, published in the CADAN MAGAZINE, Buenos Aires Argentina 2000
“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
EN EL MISMO IDIOMA
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
“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
THE GOLDEN WINGS (2003)
TAJ MAHAL REVIEW I, II, III, IV , V ( 2000-2005)
THE STILL HORIZON (2002)
KABITA PAKSHIK (2004)
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)
EOLSS ENCYCLOPEDIA (2004/2005)
THE ONCE ORANGE BADGE POETRY SUPPLEMENT (2005)
AMAN MAGAZINE (2004)
AL RAI NEWSPAPER (2003)
DIARIO EL PIONERO
VOCES DEL CADDAN
CENTRO POÉTICO ANTOLOGÍAS
Read her last published articles here
TAJ MAHAL REVIEW
Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
read her last published poems here:
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 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