SPANISH FEVER Fever for knowledge about Spanish comics ANA MERINO Ana Merino is Associate Professor and Director of the MFA in Spanish Creative Writing at the University of Iowa. She has published nine books of poems and three plays. Merino has written extensive reviews on comics and graphic novels. She has an academic book El cรณmic hispรกnico, and a monograph on Chris Ware. Merino has won the Diario de Avisos prize for her short articles on comics for the literary magazine Leer and has curated four comic book exhibitions.