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Margo Glantz in conversation with Gabriela Jauregui

Celebrating Margo Glantz

Querétaro 2022, 

We celebrate Margo Glantz (Mexico), a Mexican writer and thinker who is known around the Spanish-speaking world as one of the language’s most prominent voices. During her career she has received the prestigious Rockefeller (1996) and Guggenheim (1998) fellowships, and over forty awards and distinctions, including the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize (2003), the National Science and Art Prize (2004), the FIL Prize for Literature in Romance Languages (2010), the Gold Medal for 50 Years of Teaching at UNAM (2011), the Manuel Rojas Ibero-American Fiction Prize (2015), the Alfonso Reyes Prize (2017), a Homage by the Mexican Academy of the Language (2020) and the Carlos Fuentes Medal at the 2021 Guadalajara Book Fair. She has received honorary doctorates from universities in Mexico and Spain. Glantz is a prolific essay writer, and one of her most successful recent books is her autobiographical The Family Tree, in which she writes of her experiences growing up as a Jew in Catholic Mexico, as well as those of her parents, both immigrants. Recent publications of her work are Historia de una mujer que caminó por la vida con zapatos de diseñador (republished in 2022), Apariciones (republished in 2022) and Sólo lo fugitivo permanece (2022). She will talk to the writer Gabriela Jauregui.