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Susana Pagano

Accomplished novelist, Susana Pagano, winner of the Premio Nacional de Novela Jose Ruben Romero for her first novel, Y si yo fuera Susana San Juan… (1995), gave a talk entitled “Confessions of a Renegade Author: Rewriting Gender in Mexico” on 3/27/13. Pagano has also published the critically acclaimed novels Trajinar de un muerto (2001) and La pitonisa de Aguaprieta (2011). She studied at the Sociedad General de Escritores de México and the Instituto Cultural Helénico in Mexico City and the University of Barcelona, and has received fellowships from the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico’s National Endowment for the Arts) and from Casa Lamm.

Full video of Susana Pagano’s talk at Washington College: