Elena Poniatowska

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Elena Poniatowska
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Born
Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska

(1932-05-19) May 19, 1932 (age 87)
OccupationJournalist, author
Spouse(s)Guillermo Haro (deceased)
ChildrenEmmanuel Haro Poniatowski (1955)
Felipe Haro Poniatowski (1968)
Paula Haro Poniatowska (1970)
AwardsMiguel de Cervantes Prize
2013

Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amélie Paula Dolores Poniatowska (born May 19, 1932), known professionally as Elena Poniatowska (About this soundaudio ), 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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "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.