AUTHORS

Lina Meruane

Lina Meruane is one of the most prominent and influential female voices in Chilean contemporary literature. A novelist, essayist, and cultural journalist, she is the author of numerous short stories that have appeared in various anthologies and magazines in Spanish, English, German and French. She won the Anna Seghers Prize, awarded to her by the Akademie der Künste, in Berlin, Germany in 2011 for her entire body of written work, and received the prestigious Mexican Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize in 2012 for Seeing Red. She received her PhD in Latin American Literature from New York University, where she currently serves as professor of World and Latin American Literature and Creative Writing.

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REVIEWS

Astonishing... Burns with vigour and urgency
Los Angeles Times

Viscous, repulsive, and beautiful
New Yorker

Stunning... Black and bitter and bloody and beautiful
The Nation

Meruane is one of the one or two greats in the new generation of Chilean writers who promise to have it allRoberto Bolaño

A novel of genius and disturbing intelligenceEnrique Vila-Matas