Dr Olivia Vázquez-Medina is awarded the L.S. Dembo Prize

Date Published: 03.01.2023

Dr Olivia Vázquez-Medina's essay wins the prize for best article published in 'Contemporary Literature' in 2022

Dr Olivia Vázquez-Medina, our Tutorial Fellow and Associate Professor in Spanish, has been awarded the L.S. Dembo Prize for the best article published in the journal Contemporary Literature in the 2022 volume year. The essay, ‘Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream: Watery Toxicity, Percolating Disquietude’, explores the interconnections between environmental degradation, fear, and literary form in this novel. The article stems from Dr Vázquez-Medina’s current book project on fiction by contemporary Spanish American women writers. Find out more about Dr Vázquez-Medina’s research.