Martha Lizarzuburu

Martha Emilia  Lizarzaburu Dávila (Quito, June 14, 1940 – January 27, 2019) was an Ecuadorian poet and worked as literature teacher for 29 years at the “24 de Mayo” School in Quito. She published 3 poetry collections: “Aljibe” (1964), “Memorial de la sombra y la ternura” (1973), and “Ataduras para el viento” (1977). Her work was also featured in the poetry anthology “Antología de ocho poetas tanáticas del Ecuador (2005) edited by Rodrigo Pesántez Rodas.

Education

Martha Lizarzuburu obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pedagogy from the Catholic University of Quito and graduated with doctorates in Literature and in Pedagogy.

Works

  • Aljibe (1964)
  • Memorial de la sombra y la ternura (1973)
  • Ataduras para el viento (1977)
  • Poemas (1981)
  • Apuntes sobre el sentido de la poesía de Jorge Carrera Andrade (1981)

Her work was also featured in the anthology

  • Antología de ocho poetas tanáticas del Ecuador (2005) edited by Rodrigo Pesántez Rodas.

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