• Gisele Wolkoff Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Manuela Palacios Universidad de Santiago de Compostela




Author Biographies

Gisele Wolkoff, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Gisele Giandoni Wolkoff is an associate professor at the Fluminense Federal University (UFF) in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro. Author of three solo books of poetry, she has organized and translated anthologies such as Poem-ing Beyond Borders: ten contemporary Irish and Portuguese women poets (Coimbra: Palimage, 2011) and American Plural Voices (Curitiba: CRV, 2015). Member of the Centre for Translation and Creation (NTC) at UFF, the Group for Adaptation and Translation Studies (G.R.E.A.T.) and the Group for the Study of Asian Art (GEAA). Coordinator of the project Culture and Arts in the southern region of Rio: memory and history, funded by Carlos Chagas Filho Foundation for Supporting Research in the State of  Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ).

Manuela Palacios, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Manuela Palacios is Titular Professor of English at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. She has directed five research projects on contemporary Irish and Galician literature that have been funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and the European Union. She has edited and co-edited several books in relation to this topic: Pluriversos (2003), Palabras extremas (2008), Writing Bonds (2009), Creation, Publishing and Criticism (2010), To the Winds Our Sails (2010), Forked Tongues (2012), Six Galician Poets (2016), Migrant Shores (2017) and Ανθολογία Νέων Γαλικιανών Ποιητών - Antoloxía de Poesía Galega Nova (2019). Her other publications include translations of European and Arabic poetry and fiction, a monograph on Virginia Woolf’s pictorial imagery, Shakespeare’s Richard III, and articles on ecocriticism.




How to Cite

Wolkoff, G., & Palacios, M. (2022). Introduction . ABEI Journal, 23(2).