Iris M. Zavala

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Iris M. Zavala
Iris Zavala.jpg
Born27 December 1936
DiedApril 10, 2020(2020-04-10) (aged 83)
Known forHer work on "Nocturna, mas no funesta"

Iris M. Zavala (27 December 1936 – 10 April 2020) was a Puerto Rican author, scholar, and poet.[1] She had written over 50 works. Her best known work was "Nocturna, mas no funesta", build on and express this belief.

Early life and education[change | change source]

She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In Spain she was a UNESCO fellow at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and a Ramón LLul fellow at the University of Mallorca.[2][3] She also taught at the University of Minnesota.

Zavala died from COVID-19 in Madrid during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, at the age of 83.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hernández, Domingo Luis. "En el Mundo de Iris: Entrevista a Iris Zavala." Barcelona Review 41 (March–April). Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  2. Datos del Autor: Iris M. Zavala. Archived 2013-07-27 at the Wayback Machine Artecomunicarte A.C. 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  3. Hernández, Domingo Luis. "En el Mundo de Iris: Entrevista a Iris Zavala." Barcelona Review 41 (March–April). Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  4. Muere la escritora puertorriqueña Iris Zavala por coronavirus en España (in Spanish)