VIRAMONTES Helena Maria
Helena María Viramontes is currently Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA). She is the author of Their Dogs Came with Them, a novel, and two previous works of fiction, The Moths and Other Stories and Under the Feet of Jesus, a novel. In collaboration with feminist scholar Maria Herrera Sobek, Helena Viramontes organized three major conferences at UC-Irvine, resulting in two anthologies : Chicana Creativity and Criticism-Charting New Frontiers in American Literature (1988) and Chicana Writes : On Word and Film (1993).
Named a USA Ford Fellow in Literature for 2007 by United States Artists, she has also received the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, a Sundance Institute Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Luis Leal Award.
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