Carla Badillo Coronado

Carla Badillo Coronado

Carla Badillo Coronado (Quito, 1985) is an Ecuadorian poet, writer, journalist, translator, and travel writer based in Lisbon, Portugal. Her poetry books have won numerous prestigious awards. In 2010, she received the Moradalsur Award for her poetry collection “Belongings / Pertenencias”; in 2011, she won the César Dávila Andrade National Poetry Award for her book “Partituras Incompletas”; and in 2015, her poetry book “El color de la granada” won the Loewe Foundation International Poetry Prize for Young Creation. Her short novel “Abierta sigue la noche” received honorable mention at both the 2015 La Linares Prize and the 2017 Joaquín Gallegos Lara Prize.


Carla Badillo Coronado interview

Program: El galpón de los cuentos vivientes. Circa 2020

Carla Badillo Coronado with Jessica Loos – San Francisco International Poetry Festival

As part of the San Francisco International Poetry Festival, Carla Badillo Coronado reads from her poetry in Kerouac Alley in San Francisco, followed by a reading of the English by Jessica Loos. July 29, 2012.

Carla Bodillo Coronado interview 2016

Circa 2016

Selected works


  • Abierta sigue la noche (2016, Luna de bolsillo)


  • Partituras Incompletas (apuntes de música y otras obsesiones) (2013, Universidad de Cuenca)
  • Belongings / Pertenencias (2009, Caza de Poesía)
  • El color de la granada (2016, Visor Libros)

This anthology of 13 poems by contemporary Ecuadorian poets includes Badillo’s poem.

  • Arrarrau. Trece poemas de antiamor, desamor y amor, edited by Juan Pablo Crespo (2016, Editorial Turbina)

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