María Roces

María Roces

María Roces

María Roces González, born in 1952 in Asturias (Spain), graduated in business studies in the University of Oviedo, lived in Albania between 1980 and 1984, where she was a speaker and editor of the Spanish broadcasts of Radio Tirana. Between 1984 and 1991, she chaired the Association of Spain-Albania Friendship and directed its magazine, for which she translated stories, films, folk tales, poems… as well as organized tourist trips to Albania every summer.

A social activist for urban planning and housing responsibility of the Federation of Neighborhood Associations of the region of Madrid between 1989 and  2013, she combined this work with literary style proofreading/editing for two editorials and a magazine until 2009, and collaborated, until 2011, with Ramón Sánchez Lizarralde in some literary translations.

María Roces  is actually the translator of the Albanien literature in Spanish language.