Adela Calva Reyes

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Adela Calva
Adela Calva Reyes (cropped).jpg
Born1967 (1967)
San Ildefonso, Mexico
Died2 March 2018(2018-03-02) (aged 50–51)
Pachuca, Mexico
OccupationAuthor and playwright
GenreOtomi language poetry and prose

Adela Calva Reyes (1967 – 2 March 2018) was an indigenous Mexican writer, author and playwright of the Otomi people.


Adela was born in 1967 in San Ildefonso, Tepejí del Río, State of Hidalgo.[1] She remembered poverty in her childhood.

She died in 2018 in Pachuca, State of Hidalgo.


  • Ra hua ra hiä Alas a la palabra (2008, Conaculta)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Al rescate de la lengua madre…el hñahñu Archived 2014-09-09 at the Wayback Machine Nueva Imagen, periódico de Hidalgo, March 20, 2016.