Catalina Sojos

Catalina Sojos Mata

Catalina Sojos Mata (Cuenca, 1951) is a poet, writer, columnist, author of children’s literature, and a translator. In 1989, at the age of 37, she published her first poetry book: Hojas de poesía. She has been awarded the Gabriela Mistral National Poetry Prize, 1989, and the Jorge Carrera Andrade Prize, 1992. She is currently the director of the Manuel A. Landívar Museum in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Promo video for the “Catalina Sojos” episode of the program “La Belleza de Sentir”

Uploaded to YouTube in 2017.

Awards

  • Gabriela Mistral National Poetry Prize, 1989.
  • Jorge Carrera Andrade Prize, 1992 (bestowed by the government of Ecuador).
  • Medal “al Mérito Laboral”, 2009 (bestowed by the government of Ecuador).

Works

TitlePublisher/NotesYear
Hojas de poesíaDepartamento Cultural de la Cruz Roja del Azuay, Cuenca1989
FuegoCasa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión, Núcleo del Azuay, Cuenca1990
Tréboles marcadosAbrapalabra editores, Quito1991
Cantos de piedra y aguaEditorial Báez Oquendo, Cuenca1999
Láminas de la Memoria1999
El rincón del tambor (prosa poética)Universidad de Cuenca, Colección Triformidad, Cuenca2000
BrujilloUniversidad de Cuenca1997
Escrito en Abril2009
Antología Personal2010
EcuadorAlfaguara2015

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