Carmen Boullosa

Carmen Boullosa (Mexico City, 1954) is a novelist, a poet and a playwright. She has published seventeen novels and more than a dozen books of poetry. She received the Xavier Villaurrutia Prize in Mexico, in Germany the Anna Seghers and the Liberaturpreis, and most recently the Café Gijón Prize of Madrid. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Cullman Center Fellow, held the Chair Andrés Bello at NYU, and the Alfonso Reyes Chair at La Sorbonne. Boullosa was distinguished professor at Georgetown University, Columbia University and City College CUNY and hosts the five times NY-EMMY winner TV show “Nueva York.”