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Susana Calandrelli was an Argentine writer and teacher.
Born in Buenos Aires, Calandrelli wrote everything from poetry, stories, novels to essays, plays, lectures and study books. She entered several different cultural institutions and directed the Escuela de Servicio Social del Insituto de Cultura Religiosa Superior. She specialized in graphology and characterology, giving courses over such material. In 1918 she received a gold medal for her work A los muertos ignorados and an award of honor for La libertad from the Academie des Jeux Floraux in Languedoc in both Spanish and French. She also collaborated in the Buenos Aires-based La Nacion, La Prensa, El Hogar and other newspapers and magazines, publishing many books. Her works were appreciated by foreign audiences as well and she and her work were mentioned in several encyclopedias and anthologies in London, New York, and throughout Europe and the Americas. Some of Calandrelli's poems formed part of the Antologia de la Poesia Argentina Moderna (1896-1930) by Julio Noe. Among the other featured poets were Jorge Luis Borges, Leopoldo Marechal, Ricardo Guiraldes, Oliverio Girondo, Luis Cane, Leopoldo Lugones and Alfonsina Storni.
Maggy, de Edouard Martial Lekeux, translation from French by S. Calandrelli, Buenos Aires, Caritas, 1942 ; Ed. Pax et Bonum, 1946.
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