|Born||May 12, 1924|
|Died||January 25, 2018 (aged 93)|
|Pen name||Claribel Alegría|
Clara Isabel Alegría Vides (May 12, 1924 – January 25, 2018) was a Nicaraguan poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist. She was a major voice in the literature of contemporary Central America. She wrote under the pseudonym Claribel Alegría. She was awarded the 2006 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Her first book, Anillo de Silencio (Ring of Silence) was published in 1948. She retired in 2003.
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- "Claribel Alegría - 1924". Escritoras de Hispanoamerica. Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2007-10-24.
- "Claribel Alegría". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-10-24.
- Muere la poeta nicaragüense Sofía Claribel Alegría (in Spanish)