Lina Meruane

Lina Meruane (Chile, 1970) is the author of the short-story collection Las Infantas (1998); the novels Póstuma (2000, Portugal 2001), Cercada (2000), Fruta podrida (2007), and Sangre en el ojo (2012, Italy 2013, Brazil 2015, USA 2016); the academic essay Viajes virales (2012, USA 2014); the memoir/essay Volverse Palestina/Volvernos otros (2014); and the essay-diatribe Contra los hijos (2014). She has been awarded the Anna Seghers (2011) and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (2012) literary prizes as well as grants from the NEA (2010) and the Guggenheim Foundation (2004). She teaches at NYU and heads the independent publishing house Brutas Editoras.