Sara Castro-Klarén

Sara Castro-Klarén is professor of Latin American literature and culture at Johns Hopkins University. She specializes in modern Latin American literature, cultural and postcolonial theory, and colonial studies. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Understanding Mario Vargas Llosa; Women’s Writing In Latin America: An Anthology; A Companion to Latin American Literature; and Culture, and Inca Garcilaso and Contemporary World-Making. In 2017, she received the Order of the Sun of Peru, the highest civilian award conferred by the Peruvian government, for her outstanding scholarly contributions to the study of Peru’s literary and cultural history as well as to the field of Latin American studies at large.