Cristóbal Zapata

Cristóbal Zapata

Cristóbal Zapata is an Ecuadorian poet, editor, literary critic, and art curator. He was born in Cuenca in 1968. He is currently the executive director of the Municipal Biennial Foundation of Cuenca. He has published the poetry books Corona de cuerpos (1992), Te perderá la carne (1999), Baja noche (2000), No hay naves para Lesbos (2004), Jardín de arena (2009), La miel de la higuera (2012) and El habla del cuerpo (2015); and the book of short stories El pan y la carne (2007), which won the prestigious Joaquín Gallegos Lara National Literature Prize.

Cristóbal Zapata interviewed about the Biennial of Cuenca

Uploaded to Youtube in 2016

Works

Poetry

  • Corona de cuerpos (1992)
  • Te perderá la carne (1999)
  • Baja noche (2000)
  • No hay naves para Lesbos (2004)
  • Jardín de arena (2009)
  • La miel de la higuera (2012)
  • El habla del cuerpo (2015)

Short stories

  • El pan y la carne (2007)

Nonfiction

  • El alma de la Tierra. Eduardo Vega y la cerámica en el Ecuador (2012) co written with Alexandra Kennedy.

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