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Maritza Martínez Mejia

Maritza Martínez Mejia

Colombian poet, writer, translator, speaker and publisher lives in Florida. Founder of Proyecto de Escritura LuzDelMes, to create bridges of communication and collaboration between authors around the world. For her service to the community, she is the award recipient of the Crystal Apple Award 2006. Maritza received the Virtues Christian Poetry Award 2015, Latino Book Awards for Best Translation English to Spanish, and Best eBook non-fiction 2016. Nominated to the Carmen Luisa Pinto 2016. Maritza has published ten bilingual books.

Maritza graduated from Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca in Commerce and Foreign Language. Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Certificate in Women’s Studies from Florida Atlantic University and a Masters' Degree in Theology at Catholic Distance University.

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  • Meet-the-Author event

    Maritza is available for author events in the Treasure Coast, Florida and virtually in English and Spanish,

    book an author visit with Maritza Martínez Mejia 
  • Bookchatting

    Invite community members to read one-on-one with students with this handy app. Or host your author visit with the book presented virtually. Golden Ticket schools should contact us for free schoolwide access to Readeo.

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  • Audio/Videos of author reading

    Kid can visit Maritza's book page(s) for links to read along with the author!

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Book a visit with Maritza Martínez Mejia

If you would like to plan a school visit with Maritza, please contact us via the link below. If Maritza is coming to your school, you will receive a Golden Ticket to place in one of the books. Upon discovery, a QR code can be scanned which then announces the event.

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