Aracely Cevallos 

Aracely Cevallos Ramírez de Velasco

Aracely Cevallos Ramírez de Velasco is an Ecuadorian poet who has been dubbed “la jardinera de la palabra” [The Word Gardener]. She is regarded as one of the most representative poetic voices of Manabi literature, distinguished by her modernist style and her ability to capture beautiful metaphors about nature, which she understands as an agricultural engineer and co-founding member of the Portoviejo Gardening Club. She is a member of the Manabi chapter of the House of Ecuadorian Culture.


Interview of Aracely Cevallos

Uploaded to YouTube in 2022.

Aracely Cevallos on a show

Uploaded YouTube 2021


  • Signos de Ternura
  • Mundo Especial
  • Acuarela de Poeta

Her poems have also been included in the following poetry anthologies/collections published by the House of Ecuadorian Culture

  • Poemario 30, iniciativa de las alumnas del Colegio Portoviejo en 1966
  • Poetas manabitas cantan a la Patria, en homenaje a la guerra por la cordillera Cóndor y Portoviejo es Poesía, por el cincuentenario del Festival Cultural Flor de Septiembre

Other name variations

  • Araceli Cevallos R. de Velasco
  • Cevallos R. de Velasco, Araceli
  • Aracely Cevallos de Velásquez

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