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Elena Poniatowska, Former Manhattanville Student, Receives the 2013 Miguel de Cervantes Literature P
Thursday, 21 November 2013 17:16

 

Elena Poniatowska, Courtesy of Alejandro Linares GarciaElena Poniatowska, Courtesy of Alejandro Linares GarciaElena Poniatowska, a former Manhattanville student, received the prestigious 2013 Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize (Premio de Literatura en Lengua Castellana Miguel de Cervantes 2013).

Poniatowska is a writer, essayist and journalist and becomes the fourth woman to receive the prize since it was created by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 1975.

The Miguel Cervantes Literature Prize is often considered the Spanish Nobel Prize.

Learn more about Poniatowska and the award in a feature story on ABC.es