Note on Naming Convention: Name listed as Rosario Castellanos Figueroa on Wikipedia but went by Rosario Castellanos. Also, Spanish (in this case Mexican) naming conventions put the Paternal Surname and then the Maternal Surname. Nowhere did I find that she used her husbands surname but I listed it under "Other Last Names" to be accessible.
Celebrated by a Google Doodle on what would have been her 91st birthday
Noted Poet, Author & Feminist
Mexican Ambassador to Israel
"According to her own account, she felt estranged from her family after a soothsayer predicted that one of her mother's two children would die shortly, and her mother screamed out, "Not the boy!"
Married Ricardo Guerra
Died from a freak electric shock from a lamp - but a literary friend of hers, Martha Cerda, thought it may have been suicide