Melcion Mateu

Melcion Mateu was born in Barcelona in 1971.

Mateau is the author of Vida evident, which was awarded the Octavio Paz Poetry Award in 1998, Ningú, petit, which pays tribute to Little Nemo, the early 20th century comic-strip character by Winsor McCay, and Jardí amb cangurs.
   
In 1997 he earned his MA in Comparative Literature from Cornell University. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D and teaching Catalan at NYU’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese. He writes articles about New York culture and nightlife for the Barcelona newspaper Avui.

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