Gloria Macher is a Canadian Peruvian-born writer living in Montreal and exploring social, political, ecological and existential themes that fuel our reflection on the human condition. She is considered a main exponent of the contemporary humanistic literary scene.
"Protocolo 48" (2019). Editorial Verbum, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9074-834-3
''Flor de araribá'' (2017). Editorial Verbum, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9074-398-0
''Viajando por precipicios'' (2016). Editorial Verbum, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9074-398-0
''La gringa del parque'' (2015). Editorial Verbum, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9074-233-4
''Mi reina'' (2015).(Second edition). Editorial Verbum, Madrid.ISBN: 978-84-9074-158-0
''Las arterias de don Fernando'' (2014). (Second edition).Editorial Verbum, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9074-107-8
Editorial Verbum website: http://editorialverbum.es/
Anthologies, virtual publications and digital presentations
Macher, Gloria and Sire, Cora (2020). La lutte continue – Delmira Agustini , Festival de la poésie de Montréal, 2020 (poetry)
Macher, Gloria (2019). "Roger". Stewart Donovan (Editors). The Nashwaak Review, St. Thomas University, Frederick, NB, p. 117 (short story)
Macher, Gloria (2018). "The Unnamed". George Elliot Clarke and Sanita Fejzic (Editors). Dis(s)ent, In/Words Magazine and Press, p. 68 (short story)
Macher, Gloria (2017). "The Briefcase Man". Horace I. Goddard (Editor). KOLA, Vol. 29, No. 2. Fall 2017, Black Writers' Guild, Quebec, Canada, p. 21 (short story)
Macher, Gloria (2017). "Flor de miel". Jorge Etcheverry (Editor). Canadografía - Antología Narrativa Latinocanadiense. Chile: Editorial Montecristo Cartonero, 2017, p.50, p.53 (short story)
Macher, Gloria (2017). "El maletin". Lady Rojas Benavente and Sophie M.Lavoie (Editors). Construyendo memoria: Escritoras Latinocanadienses en el nuevo milenio. Ottawa, Canada: Split Quotation, 2016, p53,p.56 (short story)
Macher, Gloria (2017). “Elegía a la muerte”. Angel Mota (Editor), Israel Mota Berriozabal. World Press. https://israelmotaberriozabal.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/elegia-a-la-muerte-1/
Macher, Gloria (2016). "La bella adormecida" and "Bitches Brew". Ricardo Camarena Castellanos (Editor).Letras de Maple - Antología de escritura hispano-canadiense. Ottawa, Canada: Split Quotation, 2016, p53,p.56 (short story)
Macher, Gloria, El capoeirista y otro poema a la vera del mar, Revista Hispanophone, Sección Creación, Poesía, October 3, 2016 http://hispanophone.ca/2016/10/03/1512/ (poetry)
Macher, Gloria, Todas en una, Eleventh Mural and Virtual Exhibit on virtual poetry in tribute to Chiqui Vicioso, Congress of the Hispanic Canadian Association, June 2015 http://www.registrocreativo.ca/Galerias/2015_Chiqui_Vicioso/Macher.html (poetry)
Macher, Gloria, La sin nombre, Letras de dos ciudades, Jornada Boreal V de escritores hispanocanadienses: Ottawa and Montreal, Qantati eBooks, 2014 http://el-dorado.ca/files/Download/Libro%20simposio%202014%20web.pdf (short story)
Las Arterias de don Fernando: "The International Latino Book Award 2014”, USA
Flor de araribá: Finalist of the "Verbum Iberoamerican Novel Award 2017", Spain
Protocolo 48: Finalist of the "IV International Narrative Award: Exemplary Novels 2018", Spain
Book fairs and Festivals
Discussion Panels and Conferences
Jury participation (evaluation and selection)
PEN International Writers Commission (Peru)
UNEQ, Union des écrivaines et des écrivains du Québec (Canada)
CAH, Canadian Association of Hispanists (Canada)
CEPI, Creéativité: Équipe Péruvienne-Internationale (Canada)
Macher was born in Lima, Peru and lived in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, during her childhood and teenage years. She moved to Canada, specifically Montreal, Quebec, in 1976 and spend four years in Berkeley, California before making Montreal her permanent residence.
She graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, from McGill University and in 1982, she received a Master of Science in Economic and Social Development from the University of Montreal. From 1990 and 1993, she followed courses in Medical Anthropology at McGill University and in 2009, she received a Translation Diploma at the Linguistics Department of McGill University. During her years working in the research field for the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Quebec, Macher has been the author of three publications on the organization of the health and social service sector for the region of Temiscamingue that lead to the restructuring of the health sector in Quebec during the 1980s. She has also participated as co-author and research coordinator in several public health, child adoption, and mental health projects. After launching her localization and specialized translation firm in 2009, Macher has devoted herself to fiction writing and poetry.
Her novel Las Arterias de Don Fernando has been awarded The International Latino Book Award 2014" by Latin Literacy Now in the United States. Flor de Araribá has been finalist of the Verbum Iberoamerican Award 2017 (Finalista del Premio Iberoamericano Verbum de Novela 2017) in Spain."Protocolo 48" has been finalist of the IV Exemplary Novel International Award 2018 granted by the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain. She has presented her novels in Europe and the Americas and her short stories and poetry appeared in several anthologies and electronic publications in Canada and Latin-America.