Ana Minga

Ana Minga

Ana Minga (Loja, 1984) is an Ecuadorian journalist, poet and short story writer. She has published five books of poetry. Her book entitled “Tobacco Dogs / Perros de Tabaco” (2013) is an English translation of her poems by Alexis Levitin, published in a bilingual edition by Bitter Oleander Press. Minga has lived in Quito and currently lives in Cuenca.

Video of Ana Minga reading her poetry

Uploaded to YouTube in 2020.

Awards

  • First Prize in short story awarded by the Museum of Fine Arts of Ecuador.
  • On three occasions she was a special guest in the Latin-American Golden Lyre (Lira de Oro Hispanoamericana), her book A espaldas de dios was a finalist in one of the contests.
  • First Prize in short story delivered by the Villa Pedraza Foundation in Spain.
  • First prize in the Grito de Mujer contest in Peru
  • In 2017 she was named one of the most recognized cross-border poets in Latin America by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM.
  • Finalist in the contest of the National Union of Journalists of Ecuador (UNP) for the best digital report of 2018, for her article entitled “Expedientes P.”

Works

Poetry

  • Pándemonium (2003)
  • A Espaldas de Dios (2006)
  • Pájaros Huérfanos (2009)
  • Tobacco Dogs / Perros de Tabaco (2013)
  • La Hora del Diablo (2018)

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