Liliana Colanzi (Bolivia) has a doctorate in Comparative Literature from Cornell University, where she now lectures. In 2015 she won the Aura Estrada Prize and in 2017 she was selected for the Bogotá39 list of 39 of the best Latin American fiction writers aged under 40. She has a publishing project in Bolivia called Dum Dum, is the author of the books of short stories Vacaciones permanentes and Nuestro mundo muerto. Her last work is Ustedes brillan en lo oscuro, a collection of stories that explore narratives through time and space on the exuberant historical and geographical riches of Latin America, a book that won the Ribera del Duero Prize. In conversation with the fiction writer and essayist Dahlia de la Cerda.