Sheyla Bravo

Sheyla Bravo Velásquez

Sheyla Bravo Velásquez (Quito, 1953 – Quito, June 10, 2011) was a writer, plastic artist, and cultural promoter. In 2009, her complete works “Obra poética completa 1968-2008″ won the prestigious Jorge Carrera Andrade Poetry Prize. She was also the editor of an anthology of erotic poems by 110 Ecuadorian women from 2 centuries entitled,”La voz de eros.” A poem of hers was included in the anthology, “Volcanic Reflections: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary Ecuadorian Poetry.”

Selected works

  • Crónicas no autorizadas del Edén
  • Fábula de eros y pasiones: 1970-2006
  • Fábula de amores: 1970-2005
  • Fiel retorno: 1968-2001
  • Cronica de un idilio-litigio con la dama muerte: 1970-2008
  • La voz de eros: dos siglos de poesía erótica de mujeres Ecuatorianas
  • Estaciones en el peregrinaje de un alma – Volume 1
  • Obra poética completa 1968-2008

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