Marcela Villar M.


Biography of Marcela Villar M.

Marcela Villar M.

Mother, Poet, Dreamer…

She was born in Viña del Mar, Chile, and in 1989 emigrated to the United States of America, where she currently resides. She has contributed to the formation of several literary groups and workshops, offering numerous lectures of her works in different academic institutions, libraries and community and private organizations and has published in various university literary magazines. Marcela Villar M. studied Language and Literature, majoring in Spanish Literature. Currently, she is a member of various worldwide literary organizations and societies in which she actively participates. She has published her poetry in Spanish, English, and in bilingual form in both languages and soon her work will be published in Hindi in India and released worldwide and additionally worldwide in both French and Italian. Her poetry is also available in several anthologies. She travels extensively around the world attending literary conferences when invited to speak and read from her work. Villar is the Editor-in-chief of her own publishing company, but she also works as an editor and public relations person for an environmental non-profit organization in defense of the oceans.

“Only Poetry turns dead leaves into living books…”
(Petals,2013)

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Hands

I saw the announcement.
The one of your passing.
It's just that it came to me
among all other messages,
one that said you had left for
other lands,
but I did not stop
to look at you on the road.

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