Gisela Heffes

Gisela Heffes is a writer and professor of Latin American literature at Rice University (Houston), where she also teaches creative writing in Spanish. She has published the novels Ischia (2000), Praga (2001), Ischia, Praga & Bruselas (2005), the collection of short stories Glossa urbana (2012), a collection of poetic chronicles, Aldea Lounge (2014) and the novella Sophie La Belle (a bilingual edition with images by the author, 2016). She is the founder of the digital repository “Archiving the Future: The Recovery of a Heritage in the Making,” an initiative that seeks to gather and record the voices of Spanish-American writers living in the United States, in collaboration with Literal Publishing and the Humanities Research Center (Rice University).


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