Congratulations Vanesa Miseres

Author: Linnie Caye

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Vanesa Miseres’ book Mujeres en tránsito: viaje, identidad y escritura en Sudamérica (2017) has been honored with the Premio Roggiano para la Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 2018 awarded from the International Institute of Latin American Literature. The prize recognizes the best book of Latin American literary criticism published between 2016 and 2017.


The award is named after Alfredo Roggiano, a well-known Argentinian critic and former director of the institute.


The International Institute of Latin American Literature was founded in 1938 in Mexico City and its current home is at the University of Pittsburg. It is dedicated to creating an international awareness of Latin American literature, culture, and criticism through its scholarly conferences and its publishing lines, the IILI Press and the Revista Iberoamericana.