(Mexico, 1972) Vivian Abenshushan is a writer and publisher. She has published the books Una habitación desordenada
and El clan de los insomnes
, among others. Her work has appeared in different anthologies, including: Best of Contemporary Mexican Fiction
(Dalkey Archive, 2008) and Voix du Mexique
. 16 écrivains contémporains
(retors.net, 2009). Her most recent project, Escritos para desocupados
, is put forward as a critical view of contemporary working conditions, from the point of voluntary unemployment. Published by Sur+ using a copyleft licence, Escritos para desocupados is also a website that takes the project into other media (www.escritosdesocupados.com). In 2005, along with an artists’ collective, she founded the Tumbona Ediciones cooperative, an independent publishing project focussing on experimental writing, heterodox thought and the crossover between literature and art (tumbonaediciones.com).