Marielba Cancel Olmo was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and grew up in the town of Río Piedras. She has taught English, Science and Spanish, and has worked as writer and translator. She lived in England for three years while pursuing a PhD in English Literature, where she received an ORS (Overseas Research Student Award), and then moved to Barcelona for a year. She returned to Puerto Rico in 1999, where she currently resides. She has written many poems and short stories for several publications. The World Within (2011) is her first novel.


11 thoughts on “About

  1. Subhan Zein says:

    Hello there,

    You write wonderful poetry up here. Well done! 🙂 Keep penning and keep inspiring! I am sure one day the door will open for you and that lots of readers will find your poetry both entertaining and interesting! 🙂

    I have a joyful ride in your blog, and now I’d like to invite you to visit mine. Thank you and have a wonderful day, my friend! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

  2. m5son says:

    no need to blush…..you are safe with us…….but you are lovely.

  3. m5son says:

    Marielba, I read a few reviews on the book you wrote as well as more bio info. You are very impressive my friend.

  4. Just to say thank you..your comments are much appreciated.
    Much honor,respect and love.

  5. Jamie Naidoo says:


    I’m sorry to contact you on here but I can’t find an email for you. You submitted your book for consideration for the 2012 Belpre Award. I have a few questions for you. Please contact me: jcnaidoo@slis.ua.edu


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