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.
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 |
She is considered to be “Mexico's grande dame of letters” and is still an active writer.
- "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.