M. Montserrat Butxaca Fernández (Puig-reig, Berguedà, 1962) is a poet. Known mainly for her widely recognised poetic work, which has received several awards, she has also written stories and essays that are as yet unpublished. At present she combines her work in a private company with her studies in Catalan Literature and Language at the Open University of Catalonia.
She is vice-president of the Puig-reig Thought and Words literary association which, founded almost forty years ago, publishes an annual anthology of poems. She also belongs to other groups with interests in poetry, literary creation, and culture, among them the Vade Vers poetry reading group and the Vila de Gironella Poetry Festival.
She is a member of the Associació d’Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (AELC – Association of Catalan Language Writers).
Web page: Sara Serrano for AELC.
Documentation and photographs: Author’s personal files.