(Chile, 1970) Journalist and doctor of Literature. She has published, among other works, the novels En voz baja (1996), Ciudadano en retiro (1998), Cansado ya del sol (2002) and Dile que no estoy (2007); the short story collections Malas noches (2000), Últimos fuegos (2005), Animales domésticos (2011) and Había una vez un pájaro (2013); and a collection of her writings Cruce de peatones: Crónicas, entrevistas y perfiles (2012). In 2003 she did a residency with the International Writing Program of Iowa University, United States. Her work has been translated into languages including Italian, French, Danish and Korean, and recognized with awards such as the Anna Seghers Prize for Best Latin American Author of the Year (Germany, 2008).
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