(Colombia) Former Coordinator of Special Programmes and also of the Evaluation of Children’s Books Department at Fundalectura. She lectures at the Universidad Javeriana in Children’s Literature. She has carried out workshops promoting reading in different cities in Colombia in association with the cultural departments of the Banco de la República. She has written articles for Colombian and international magazines and has acted as judge for the Casa de las Américas and the Ministry of Education/RCN Short Story prizes. Coordinator of a project for promoting reading in the public libraries run by the Ministry of Culture-National Library. She was the Assistant Manager of Reading and Writing with CERLALC and Assistant Manager at the Colombian National Library.
She currently runs the Consultorio Lector, a reading, writing and literature programme that gives personal assistance. Her works include: Flores blancas para papá, Fígaro, Un día de aventuras, Rafael Pombo: la vida de un poeta, Viva la Pola (biography of Policarpa Salavarrieta), El arte de la mediación: espacios y estrategias de promoción de lectura, Todos los danzantes and Mi primer libro de poesía colombiana. Her latest book is the biography María Cano, la Virgen Roja.