Jazmina Barrera (Mexico City, 1988) was a fellow of the Foundation for Mexican Letters and a resident at the Cien Años de Soledad studio. She is a member of the FONCA Young Artists’ programme. She did a Master’s in Spanish-language Creative Writing at NYU with the support of a Fulbright Scholarship. Her texts have been published in magazines such as The Paris Review, El País, Words Without Borders, Malpensante, Electric Literature and The New York Times. She is the author of Cuerpo extraño, On Lighthouses, Linea nigra and Los nombres de los animales. Her novel Punto de Cruz was published in 2021 in Mexico (Editorial Almadía) and in Spain (Editorial Tránsito). Her book of essays Cuerpo extraño / Foreign Body won the 2013 Latin American Voices Award. On Lighthouses was longlisted for the Von Rezzori Prize and Linea nigra was a finalist for the CANIEM book of the year award and the Primera Novela prize. Her books have been published in eight countries and translated into English, Italian and Dutch. She is a founding partner of Ediciones Antílope and lives in Mexico City.