Magdalena Petit Marfán (1903 in Peñaflor, Chile – 1968) was a Chilean writer, notable for her popular novels La Quintrala, Los Pincheira and Los Hijos del Caleuche, inter alias. Also she wrote theater pieces, essays and biographies. She was a recipient of the Santiago Municipal Literature Award.

Magdalena Petit Marfán
Magdalena Petit on Las Terrazas Beach rocks, Pichilemu, 1918.
Magdalena Petit on Las Terrazas Beach rocks, Pichilemu, 1918.
BornMagdalena Petit
1903
Peñaflor, Chile
Died1968 (aged 64–65)
OccupationWriter
NationalityChilean
CitizenshipChilean
Period1932-1965
GenreDrama, Biography

She died in 1968, because of an accidental fall at home.

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