Angela Garcia was born in Medellín. She has published five books of poetry, three of them bilingual into German, Swedish and Serbian, and numerous poems in anthologies, reviews and newspapers of several Latin American and European countries. Her poems have been translated into German, Swedish, French, Galician, Portuguese, Italian, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian. A co-founder of the International Poetry Festival of Medellín, she was its executive director and a member of editorial board of the Prometeo review until 1999. Recently she produces poetry events for the International Poetry Days in Malmö.