Cecilia Velasco (Quito, May 1965) is an Ecuadorian author of children’s literature and was editor of the Central Bank’s magazine Difusión Cultural. She worked as a columnist for the Quito newspaper Hoy for nearly two decades. She teaches language and literature to children and adolescents. She was awarded the Norma-Fundalectura’s Latin American Prize for Children’s and Youth Literature in 2010. She currently lives in Guayaquil where she works as a teacher at The University of the Arts (UArtes).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Literature from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, 1986-1991.
- Master’s Degree in Literature from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador.
- Rosa Rosita
- Selva de pájaros
- Tony (2010)
- Domadora de leones (2014)
- El día de la Gratitud (2017)
- Hostal mariposas
Other names: María Cecilia Velasco