Foto Christel Guczka de Araceli Santana.


a bit about me:

She studied Human Science, has a Master and PhD in Literary Appreciation and Creation in Casa Lamm in Mexico City. She has published 23 books of different literary genres for children, young adult and adults. In 2012 was distinguished as the Writer of the Year in Canada.

Has received several literary prizes and recognitions in contests; some of her plays have been performed in the theater.

She has been awarded with:

  • International Latino Book Award, 2014

  • First Prize in the contest “A Cry for Life” summoned by Editorial Porrúa and the Health Secretariat of Mexico, 2017

  • Shortlisted in “Fundación Cuatrogatos” One Hundred Recommended Book List, 2020

Two of her books are part of the classroom and school libraries program of the Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico with 107,200 copies.

Three new titles will be published in 2021.