Damia Mendoza Zambrano

Damia Mendoza Zambrano

Damia Mendoza Zambrano (Manta, 1966) is an Ecuadorian poet, singer-songwriter, researcher, and university professor. As a poet, she’s represented Ecuador at international festivals in Taiwan, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Cuba, Canada, Argentina, Morroco, and the United States, among others. Her poetry books include, Sueños de Gaviota (1986), El despertar de Gaviota (2001), Desliz (2002), Tras los Cristales de mi Mar (2007), and Hojas de mi noche larga (2012). Her poems have also been published in several anthologies. Some of her poems have been translated into Italian, English and French.

Videos

Interview of Damia Mendoza Zambrano

Uploaded to youtube in 2016

Damia Mendoza Zambrano presents at the 1st Universal Festival of the Book and Letters 2020 by the Universal Congress of Writers

Uploaded to YouTube in 2020
Uploaded to YouTube in 2020

Presents her book Hojas de mi noche larga

Uploaded to Youtube 2013

Interview

Uploaded to Youtube 2016

Homage

Uploaded to Youtube 2015

Quiero Amarte performed by singer-songer writer Damia Mendoza

Uploaded to Youtube 2026

Education

  • Postdoctoral degree from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in Education Pedagogy (2019-2021).
  • Universidad de Huelva, Sevilla, Málaga y Cádiz – PhD in Communication / educommunication (2013-2017).
  • Universidad Internacional de Andalucía – Communication, audiovisual education.
  • Universidad Tecnolica Equinoccial de Quito – Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations.

Works

Poetry

  • Sueños de Gaviota (1986)
  • El despertar de Gaviota (2001)
  • Desliz (2002)
  • Tras los Cristales de mi Mar (2007)
  • Hojas de mi noche larga (2012)

As a singer-songwriter she has recorded:

  • “De la misma arcilla” canciones, Quito, 2002.
  • “Damia para enamorar” poesía, Estados Unidos 2005.
  • “La poesía de Damia se siente”, 2006, y la guitarra de Hugo Oquendo.

Her poems have also appeared in various anthologies which include:

  • La palabra y el viento. (México 2002)
  • Apasionados semidioses, (Cuento y poesía, Argentina 2004)
  • Municipio de Manta (2005)
  • Grupo Cultural Manta (2007)
  • Oscar Guiñazù Álvarez (Argentina 2008).

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