Uxue Alberdi Estibaritz (Elgoibar, 1984). She is a writer and bertsolari. She is the author of two books of short stories (Aulki bat Elurretan, Elkar, 2007; Euli-giro, Susa, 2013), two novels (Aulki-jokoa, Elkar, 2009; Jenisjoplin, Susa, 2017 –111 Akademia Prize–), one essay (Kontrako eztarritik, Susa, 2019) and one literary chronicle (Dendaostekoak, Susa 2020). She has won the Euskadi Literature Prize twice, in the Essay section for the work Kontrako eztarritik and in the Children’s and Young People’s section for the illustrated album Besarkada (Elkar, 2015). Her narrative works have been published in Spanish by the Consonni publishing house (Jenisjoplin and La trastienda) and Reikiavik Ediciones published the essay Reverso: testimonios de mujeres bertsolaris. She translated an anthology of poems by Alfonsina Storni for the Munduko Poesia Kaierak collection. She has published several works of children’s literature.
Uxue Alberdi’s Festival appearance in generously supported by Etxepare Basque Institute.