Alejandro Zambra

Alejandro Zambra is the author of the story collection My Documents, which was a finalist for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and three previous novels: Ways of Going Home, The Private Lives of Trees, and Bonsai. His books have been translated into more than ten languages. He has received numerous prizes in Chile, including the Chilean Literary Critics' Award in 2007 and the National Book Council's award for best novel in 2007 and 2012, as well as international distinctions such as the Prince Claus Award in Holland. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Harper's, Tin House, and McSweeney's, among others. In 2010, he was named one of Granta's Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists. A 2015-2016 Cullman Center fellow at the New York Public Library, he divides his time between New York and Santiago, Chile.

Megan McDowell is a Spanish language literary translator from Richmond, Kentucky. With the exception of Bonsai, she has translated all of Zambra's books. She lives in Santiago, Chile.
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