Gabriela Alemán has published eight books of fiction; her most recent is HUMO (SMOKE) published by Penguin Random House in 2017. Alemán has written for radio, film, and the press. Her stories have appeared in many anthologies, including Antología del Nuevo Cuento Latinoamericano (Ed. Norma, Bogotá, 2008), and Les bonnes nouvelles de l’Amérique latine (Editions Gallimard, Paris, 2010). She received a Guggenheim fellowship in 2006 and formed part of the literary group Bogotá 39, along with Junot Díaz and Daniel Alarcón, among others, in 2007.