Tania Pleitez

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Dr. Tania Pleitez is an author and lecturer on Latin American Literature, focusing on the study of literature and culture of the 20th Century, and on writings of Spanish American Women. Recently she has been doing research on Central American literature and culture, especially Salvadoran ones.

She currently lives in Barcelona, Spain.

She was born in El Salvador and educated at Universitat de Barcelona, Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. She holds a PhD in Spanish American Literature (2009) from Universitat de Barcelona.

Her background is also in the non-profit area, and has worked at Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress and consulted for Sistema de Asesoría y Capacitación para el Desarrollo Local (SACDEL#.

She worked on the edition of the four-volume anthology La vida escrita por las mujeres, and was credited researcher for the biography Alfonsina Storni : Mi casa es el mar (Pub. Date: November 2003; ISBN 978-84-670-1056-5). She is also the author of Literatura. Análisis de situación de la producción artística en El Salvador (Fundación AccesArte, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2012).

Dr. Pleitez was the editor of the bilingual anthology Teatro bajo mi piel. Poesía salvadoreña contemporánea / Theatre Under My Skin. Contemporary Salvadoran Poetry (Pub. Date: February 2014; ISBN 9-789992-387672).

She is the director of the mulimedia project Poetic Reasons.