Machado, Luz (1916–1999)
Machado, Luz (1916–1999)
Venezuelan poet, essayist and journalist. Name variations: Luz Machado de Arnao; (pseudonym) Agata Cruz. Born Mar 2, 1916, in Bolivar, Venezuela; died 1999.
Studied law, philosophy, and literature; worked as journalist and was member of Viernes Group of poets; writings include Variciones en tono de amor (1943), La espiga amarga (1950), Cartas al señor tiempo (1959), La casa por dentro (1965), La ciudad instantanea (1969), Retratos y tormentos (1973), and Crónicas sobre Guyana, 1946–68 (1984); epic poem "Canto al Orinoco" (1953) translated into French. Received National Literature Prize (1987).
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