Mariela Griffor

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Birthday
29, 1961
Birthplace
Concepcion, Chile
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Birthplace
Concepcion, Chile

About

Chilean poet, author, academic, and activist known for Exiliana, Resolana, and other works. Also an academic and publisher, she worked for Marick Press and co-founded Wayne State University's creative writing program.

Before Fame

She was forced to live in Sweden in the 1980s and '90s. This experience is reflected in Exiliana, her debut poetry collection.

Trivia

She received her B.A. from Wayne State University and her M.F.A. from New England College.

Family Life

She married an American and gave birth to two daughters. She settled with her family in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

Associated With

Like fellow author Isabel Allende, Griffor was born in Chile.