Balderston, Daniel, and Mike Gonzalez, eds. Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1900-2003. New York: Routledge, 2004. Contains a short biographical entry on Zamora. Also contains an introduction that places Zamora in context.
Bowen, Kevin. Writing Between the Lines: An Anthology on War and Its Social Consequences. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997. This anthology includes an analysis of several of Zamora’s poems, including “Surreptitious Encounter with Joaquin Pasos,” “Urgent Message to My Mother,” and “Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village.” Includes index and bibliography.
Dawes, Greg. Aesthetics and Revolution: Nicaraguan Poetry, 1979-1990. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993. Contains a chapter on feminist and feminine self-representation that features a section on Zamora. Dawes finds her to be a realist rather than an avant-garde poet.
Gioseffi, Daniela, ed. Women on War: An International Anthology of Writings from Antiquity to the Present. 2d ed. New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2003. Contains a brief biography of Zamora and her poems “Song of Hope” and “When We Go Home Again.” Gioseffi’s introduction provides perspective on Zamora’s writings.
Jason, Philip K., ed. Masterplots II: Poetry Series. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2002. Contains an in-depth analysis of Zamora’s poem “Dear Aunt Chofi.”
Zamora, Daisy. “Daisy Zamora.” Interview by Margaret Randell. In Sandino’s Daughters: Testimonies of Nicaraguan Women in Struggle. Rev. ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1995. First published in 1981, this work is based on a series of interviews Randell conducted with women involved in the Sandinista Revolution. In the Zamora interview, written like a memoir, she describes her life before, during, and after the war; her political beliefs; and her poetry. Includes a few poems.
_______. “’I Am Looking for the Women of My House’: Daisy Zamora.” Interview by Margaret Randell. In Sandino’s Daughters Revisited: Feminism in Nicaragua. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1994. In this interview, Zamora talks about her background, her work during the war, and women’s rights in Nicaragua.