Vanessa Vilches Norat


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Vanessa Vilches Norat is a short-story and essay writer. She has published the story collections Geografías de lo perdido (2018), Espacios de color cerrado (2012; winner of the Puerto Rico PEN Club Competition, 2013), and Crímenes domésticos (2007). She is also the author of a book of essays, De(s)madres o el rastro materno en las escrituras del Yo (2003), and two collections of newspaper columns. She is a professor of Spanish and literature at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.

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