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Chantal Maillard

Chantal Maillard is a poet, translator (of Henri Michaux, in particular), and essayist (of books on India, Belgium, Chinese philosophy, the aesthetics of María Zambrano, and the slime of the snail). Born in Brussels in 1951, Maillard moved with her family to Spain as a child, and has won both the Premio Nacional de Poesía (for Killing Plato) and the Premio Nacional de la Crítica.