Barbara L. Lopez Cardona
Born in Medellin, Colombia, South America, Came to London in 1980 escaping from war and the violation of Human Rights.“I write since I can remember . I don’t possess tertiary education that support my literary career, I just write from my heart using other people experiences as well as my own. I try through my poems and stories to reveal real life events.” Published work “fantasmas, amor y mas” with two Colombian colleagues in a fantastic mixture of poems and short stories by LaEditorial.es in 2013Her poem “Hidden ” was chosen to be part of the anthology “In Protest ” published by the University of London in conjunction with the Human Rights Consortium.Her work has appeared in various online literary magazines, newspapers and blogs both in Spanish and English.She participates in numerous literary events through out the year – World Day for Peace, Women’s Day, Latin American Day, Poets for the Peace in Colombia and lots of charity events supporting theHuman Rights -She takes part in poetry readings on regular basis and had been invited to read her poems in Latin-American online Radio programs.Co-founder and active member of literary groups between the Latin-America community.A member of SLAP ( Spanish and Latin American Poets) a closed group of poets and writers of various Latin-American countries and Spain. A member of Bards Without Borders a group of poets and writers with a refugee and migrant background.
Apart from writing she also takes part in Theatre plays and sings ina community choir.