Grupo Edebé

Foreign Rights

Miren Agur Meabe

Miren Agur Meabe was born in Lekeitio (Bizkaia) in 1962. She is one of the most renowned and prestigious writers and translators in Basque. She studied Teaching and Basque Philology, and worked as Editorial Director of Giltza (Edebé Group) for years. She currently devotes all her activity to literary creation, both poetry and short stories and novels for adults and young readers. All her work is surrounded by an aurea of  touching sensibility but with the feets on the ground.  Her works have been translated from Basque into several languages, and have been awarded several prizes, such as the Critics' Prize for Poetry in Basque, the Euskadi Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. In 2021 she obtained the Spanish National Poetry Award being the first time ever given to a Basque language work.