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Cristina Rivera Garza



Cristina Rivera Garza is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including The Taiga Syndrome, available from Dorothy, a publishing project. Originally written in Spanish, her books have been translated into English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, and more. Born in Mexico in 1964, she has lived in the United States since 1989, and is currently a distinguished professor in Hispanic studies and the director of creative writing at the University of Houston.

Sarah Booker is a literary translator and doctoral candidate in Hispanic Literature at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where she studies contemporary Latin American narrative and translation studies. Her translations include Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Iliac Crest and Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country and Mónica Ojeda’s Jawbone.

Cristina Rivera Garza Books

Liliana's Invincible Summer (Pulitzer Prize winner) book cover

Liliana's Invincible Summer (Pulitzer Prize winner)

Cristina Rivera Garza
New and Selected Stories book cover

New and Selected Stories

Cristina Rivera Garza
The Restless Dead book cover

The Restless Dead

Cristina Rivera Garza
Grieving book cover


Cristina Rivera Garza
The Taiga Syndrome book cover

The Taiga Syndrome

Cristina Rivera Garza
The Iliac Crest book cover

The Iliac Crest

Sarah Booker
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