"Maritza writes to inspire others to be better person."
She is an award winning author of Hazel Eyes (2010) translated into Spanish as Ojos Avellana (2015). Bilingual Children Books: Vanilla and Chocolate (2012) and Grandma’s Treasure (2014) and Poems, Thoughts and More (2015).
Maritza has translated into Spanish "Temporary Permanence" by Yashi Nozawa and "The Legend of the Colombian Mermaid" by Janet Balletta.
Maritza graduated from Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca in Commerce and Foreign Language and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Women’s Studies Certificate from Florida Atlantic University.
She is a bilingual substitute teacher and translator born in Colombia lives in Florida with her husband and their two teenagers.