Daisy Zamora

was honored as 2006 Woman Writer of the Year by the National Association of Artists in her native Nicaragua, was a combatant for the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (Sandinista National Liberation Front) during the Sandinista Revolution, was the voice and program director of clandestine Radio Sandino during the final 1979 Sandinista offensive, and then became vice minister of culture for the new government.  Her most recent poetry collections are Tierra de Nadie, Tierra de Todos (Casa de Poesía, Costa Rica), and Fiel al corazón (Anama Ediciones, Nicaragua).  Collections of her work in English include The Violent Foam (Curbstone Press), and Riverbed of Memory (City Lights Books).