Rafael Arozarena

The author was born in Santa Cruz in 1923 and is best known for his novel Mararía, which was published in 1973, but also for his poetry. He belongs to the so-called "Generación del Bache", a specific generation of writers, and is a member of the Fetasiano Group. Among his many professional accolades, he was an Honorary Member of the Canarian Academy of Language and received the Canary Islands Literature Award in 1988.