Circe Maia

Circe Maia is the author of nine books of poetry. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1932, she has lived most of her life in Tacuarembó, where she taught philosophy and worked translating French, Greek, and English authors into Spanish, including Cavafy and Shakespeare. Her collected poems Circe Maia: Obra poética was published in Uruguay in 2011. In 2013, she was awarded the Delmira Agustini Medal of Art by Uruguayan President José Mujica.