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Isabel del Rio is a British-Spanish poet, fiction writer and linguist. Born in Madrid, she has lived in London most of her life. She has published fiction and poetry in both English and Spanish, including La duda (1995), Zero Negative-Cero negative (2013), Paradise & Hell (2018), and A Woman Alone: fragments of a memoir (2021); her collections of poetry include Madrid Madrid Madrid (2019), Dolorem Ipsum: Poetry in a Time of Pain (2020), and Cuaderno de notas (2021). Her most recent book is a collection of her short stories, La autora del fin del mundo (2022), and she has translated an anthology of Latin American poets in the UK, Equidistant Voices (2023). She is currently studying for a PhD in Creative Writing, focusing on poetry, versioning and self-translation and adaptation.