Chilean writer born in Calbuco. The journalism practiced in Las Ultimas Noticias newspaper and was editor of the magazine look. He/She received several literary, like the Gabriela Mistral and larch awards. Poet the heart and flight (1948) and the brigadier (1961) singing has made books. There are several collections of short stories: revenge on the mountain (1959), the best stories of Edesio Alvarado (1968), vulnerary (1971), etc. He/She has also written the novel the outcome (1966) and the volumes of short stories the horse who coughed (1962) and the hiss of the Snake (1965).