A History of Art graduate from the University of Seville. For five years she lectured in Hispanoamerican Language, Literature, History and Film at the State University of New York, where she took a doctorate in Literature. After spending time in France, where she worked at the Instituto Cervantes in Lyons, she returned to New York, where, after some years giving classes at New York University she decided to stay permanently. She has published in various literary compilations and anthologies, such as Renacimiento, Sibila, Carátula, Ñ, Quimera, Granta and Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos. She is the author of the collections of short stories, Criaturas abisales (2011) and Leche (2013). She has published two novels, Yoro (2015) and Don Quijote de Manhattan (2016). Her books have been illustrated by Aron Wiesenfeld and Walton Ford, who recently created the cover of the Rolling Stones’ latest album. Her books Leche and Yoro are being translated into various languages.
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