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Cathleen Giterson

Cathleen Giterson - foto Karel Fireman
Cathleen Giterson - foto Karel Fireman

(Curaçao) is a writer, poet, illustrator and composer. She made her debut in 2010 with Djis un Pensamentu. Kolekshon di poesia i prosa poétiko, Tomo I, and launched her website In 2011 she was awarded with the UNESCO Prize Papiamentu (native language-professional category). Cathleen enjoys experimenting with literary styles, language and writing about multiple themes. Her literary work embodies local, social and cultural characteristics and aspects (couleurs locales - past and present). Cathleen obtained her Master degree in Spanish language and Literature at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She also has a postgraduate teaching degree from this institution and is a licensed translator in Spanish and Dutch. In 2008 Cathleen successfully took up photography, for which she also won a prize. Besides this she dedicates herself to the art of graphic design.

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