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Hedy Habra

habraHedy Habra
Part-time Instructor of Spanish

Office: (269) 387-3105

815 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338

Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 1:50 p.m.
And by appointment

Mailing Address
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA

Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Dr. Hedy Habra is an instructor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University.

Habra specializes in Spanish American literature, with an emphasis on the Peruvian writer, Mario Vargas Llosa, on whose novels she wrote her doctoral dissertation. Her articles on Vargas Llosa's fiction and on numerous Spanish and Latin American authors have appeared in publications such as:

She is the author of:

“Under Brushstrokes” is now available for pre-order from Press 53. Signed copies will ship August 1. “Tea in Heliopolis” won the 2014 USA Best Book Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the International Book Award for Poetry. Her collection of short fiction, “Flying Carpets,” won the 2013 Arab American National Book Award's Honorable Mention and was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award and the USA Best Book Award. Her book of literary criticism “Mundos alternos y artísticos en Vargas Llosa” explores the function of the visual in the creation of sub-worlds in the narrative of the Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, the 2010 Nobel Prize recipient.

Please save the date for upcoming readings:

See Dr. Habra's Press 53 Web page for further information or for book orders.