Book
English

Hurricane season

Fernanda Melchor (author), Sophie Hughes (translator)
Subject
Geweld, Angst
Extra subject
1 stad, 19 boeken
Title
Hurricane season
Author
Fernanda Melchor
Translator
Sophie Hughes
Language
English
Original language
Spanish
Original title
Temporada de huracanes
Publisher
London: Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2020
226 p.
ISBN
9781913097097 (paperback)

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About Fernanda Melchor

Fernanda Melchor (born 1982, Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican writer best known for her novel Hurricane Season for which she won the Anna Seghers Award and a place in the shortlist for the International Booker Prize.

Biography

Melchor obtained a degree in Journalism from Universidad Veracruzana where she was Coordinator of Communication of the Veracruz-Del Río campus.

She has published fiction and nonfiction short stories and novels in publications as The Paris Review, La Palabra y el Hombre, Excélsior, Replicante, Milenio semanal, Le Monde Diplomatique, Vice Latinoamérica, GQ Latinoamérica and Vanity Fair Latinoamerica. She began her writing career in 2013 with the publishing of Aquí no es Miami and Falsa Liebre, this last being her first novel.

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