Quotes by Cecília Meireles

About Cecília Meireles:


Cecília Benevides de Carvalho Meireles is a canonical name of Brazilian Modernism, one of the great female poets in the Portuguese language, and is widely considered the best female poet from Brazil, though she combatted the word poetess because of gender discrimination.

Author Bio


  • NameCecília Meireles
  • DescriptionBrazilian writer
  • BornNovember 7, 1901
  • DiedNovember 9, 1964
  • CountryBrazil
  • ProfessionJournalist; Poet; Author
  • AwardsPrêmio Jabuti