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Maria Antònia Martí Escayol

PhD in History, writer, translator and professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (since 2000). She is a specialist in Environmental Humanities, Modern History and East Asian culture. Her current work revolves around eco-criticism and the links between aesthetic practices and environmental justice.

She has conducted research at universities such as the Sophia University of Tokyo (Japan) and has taught at the Truman State University of Missouri (USA). As a writer, her works include the genres of science-fiction, solar punk and terror and has been translated into English, Italian, Portuguese and Chinese. She was a finalist for the Premio Minotauro de Ciencia ficción y Fantasía (2014). She has translated works of the British 17th-century scientific writer Lady Margaret Cavendish and the science historian Carolyn Merchant, among others. She has also been co-director of the fantasy and science fiction magazine, MaMuT.

Update: 3 June 2021