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Multi-award-winning, Puerto Rican-born novelist and poet, Eleanor Parker Sapia, was raised in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Eleanor’s career paths as an artist, counselor, alternative health practitioner, Spanish language family support worker, and refugee caseworker, continue to inspire her stories and poetry.


Eleanor Parker Sapia is the author of the multi-award-winning novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Winter Goose Publishing. She is currently working on her second historical novel set in 1926 Puerto Rico titled THE LAMENTS.

Eleanor’s debut collection of poetry titled TIGHT KNOTS. LOOSE THREADS. published by Winter Goose Publishing garnered a Bronze Award for Best First Book, Fiction (Poetry) at the 2021 International Latino Book Awards with Empowering Latino Futures.


Eleanor is a proud member of Las Comadres Para Las Americas, PEN America, The National Association of Professional Women. When she is not writing, Eleanor loves facilitating creativity groups, reading, gardening, and tells herself she will walk El Camino de Santiago de Compostela a second time. Eleanor is the mother of two adult children and a Chihuahua named Sophie.

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