(Chile, 1970) Writer and educator. Her work includes the short-story collections Las infantas
(1998) and the novels Póstuma
(2000), Fruta podrida
(2007) and Sangre en el ojo
(2012). Her non-fiction titles are the polemic work Contra los hijos
(2014), the book of reportage Volverse Palestina
(2013) and the book of travel writing Viral Voyages
(2012). She has received the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Mexico, 2012) and Anna Seghers (Berlin, 2011) literary prizes, as well as writing scholarships from the Guggenheim Foundation (2004) and the National Endowment for the Arts (2010). She currently teaches Latin American culture at New York University and runs the independent publishing house Brutas Editoras.