Berta Dávila (Santiago de Compostela, 1987) is a writer and poet. With O Derradeiro Libro de Emma Olsen (2013) she won the prize of the Galician Publishers' Association for the best book of fiction. For Carrusel (2019) she received the Manuel García Barros Novel Prize and the Premio de la Crítica española de narrativa en lengua gallega, which she also won in the poetry category for his collection Raíz da Fenda (2013). Her novel Illa Decepción (2020) won the Repsol Short Story Prize. Os Seres Queridos, winner of the Xerais Novel Prize, is her latest book.
The Dear Ones
By Berta Dávila
The Dear Ones is a book about a woman who decides to have an abortion five years after having a child. A mother full of guilt, who does not fit into the imposed canon.