César Chávez Aguilar

César Chávez Aguilar (Tulcán, Ecuador, 1970) is an Ecuadorian writer, bibliographer and librarian. He studied law at the Central University of Ecuador. His stories and essays have been published in national and international magazines such as: Línea Imaginaria, Letras del Ecuador, and Encuentros (National Magazine of Culture). He has carried out bibliographic research for the Municipality of Guayaquil and for the Benjamín Carrión Cultural Center in Quito, where he’s currently employed as the library director. In 2012 he published “Herir la perfección,” his first book of short stories.

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Luis Enrique Fierro

Luis Enrique Fierro (Tulcán, Carchi Province, November 14, 1936) is an Ecuadorian physician, writer and poet. He was the Provincial Director of Health between 1965 and 1972. Then he went on to direct the pediatrics department of ​​the Luis Gabriel Dávila Hospital. He served 3 terms as the president of the Carchi branch of the Ecuadorian House of Culture (1983-1987, 1992-1997, 2001-2005). In 2005 Ecuador’s president awarded Fierro with the Eugenio Espejo Award in Culture.

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