Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska
May 19, 1932
|Spouse(s)||Guillermo Haro (deceased)|
|Children||Emmanuel Haro Poniatowski (1955)|
Felipe Haro Poniatowski (1968)
Paula Haro Poniatowska (1970)
|Awards||Miguel de Cervantes Prize |
Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska (born May 19, 1932), known professionally as Elena Poniatowska (audio (help·info)), is a French-born Mexican journalist and author. She began writing for the newspaper Excélsior, doing interviews and society columns.
She is considered to be “Mexico's grande dame of letters” and is still an active writer.
References[change | change source]
- "Elena Poniatowska, un clásico de la literatura mexicana ampliamente premiada: BIBLIOTECA BREVE (Biografía)" [Elena Poniatowska, a well-rewarded classic of Mexican literature: Biblioteca Breve (biography)]. EFE News Service (in Spanish). Madrid. February 7, 2011.