Katherine Vaz

Katherine Vaz is the author of two novels, Saudade (St. Martin’s) and Mariana, which was selected by the Library of Congress as one of the Top 30 International Books of 1998. Her collection, Fado & Other Stories, won the 1997 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and her short stories have appeared in many literary magazines. She was a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in fiction at Harvard University (2003-2009).