Karina Galvez is an Ecuadorian American poet. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, July 7, 1964. She lived in California, United States during 1985-2012. Since 2012 she resided in Ecuador, but flew extensively through the world. In 1995, she published her book "Karina Galvez – Poetry and Songs", which includes both English and Spanish versions of her poems and a prologue written by León Roldós Aguilera, former vice-president of Ecuador. In 1996, her "Poem for My Mother" won 2nd place in the annual Latin American poetry contest organized by the "Casa de la Cultura" in Long Beach, CA. She is also a songwriter and has written children's poems and short children's stories.
|Born:||07, 1964, Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|Known for:||Poesia y Cantares|
|Children:||Gabrielle Cobos, Bernardo Cobos, Marcel Cobos|
About Karina Galvez
Ecuadorian-born poet, songwriter, and children's author known for her romantic, socio-political, and historical poems. She is perhaps best known for a 1995 collection entitled Poesia y Cantares.
She took classes in economics and tourism and also worked as a professional singer and voice-over artist.
Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, she moved to California in 1985.
She raised three children: Gabrielle, Marcel, and Bernardo Cobos.
She was honored by Los Angeles mayor James Hahn for her community activism.
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- Ecuadorian women poets
- Ecuadorian emigrants to the United States