Mexican Author Elena Poniatowska Wins 2013 Cervantes Prize

Previous winners include Carlos Fuentes of Mexico, and Nobel prize winners Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru and Spain's late Camilo Jose Cela.

  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Elena-Poniatowska-1.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Elena_Poniatowska

    Mexican journalist and author Elena Poniatowska has won the 2013 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.
    AP
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Carlos-Fuentes.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Carlos_Fuentes

    Carlos Fuentes of Mexico won the Cervantes Prize in 1987.
    Getty
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Mario-Vargas-Llosa-from-Peru.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Mario_Vargas_Llosa_from_Peru

    Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru won the Cervantes Prize in 1994.
    Getty
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Camilo-Jose-Cela..jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Camilo_Jose_Cela_

    Camilo Jose Cela of Spain won the Cervantes Prize in 1995.
    Getty
Image 1 of 3