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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Olivia Maciel  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1957 in Mexico City

-- Olivia Maciel on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Maciel lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Olivia Maciel resides in Chicago, where she is a lecturer in Spanish and Latin American literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She obtained her Bachelor's in Spanish and Latin American Literature from the University of Wisconsin, Master's in Hispanic Studies at the Univesity of Illiois at Chicago and her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in Romance Languages and Literatures. Maciel has published several books of poetry and is the editor of the poetry anthology ''Astillas de luz/Shards of Light''.

Published Works

  • Mas Salado Que Dulce/Saltier Than Sweet, March Abrazo, 1995
  • Filigrana Encendida/Filigree of Light, Swan Isle Press, 2002
  • Luna De Cal/Limestone Moon, Swan Isle Press, 2005
  • Sombra en Plata/Shadow in Silver, Swan Isle Press, 2005

Selected Titles At Your Library

Más salado que dulce =
ISBN: 1877636134. OCLC Number:

MARCH/Abrazo Press,. Chicago :. 1995.

Filigrana encendida =
ISBN: 0967880866. OCLC Number:

Swan Isle Press,. Chicago :. ©2002.

Luna de cal =
ISBN: 0967880807. OCLC Number:

Black Swan Press,. Chicago :. ©2000.

Sombra en plata =
ISBN: 0974888117. OCLC Number:

Swan Isle Press,. Chicago :. 2005.


Jos Mart Literary Award ForeWord's Magazine Silver Award for

Filigree of Light

in 2002

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)