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Mariana Enriquez

A writer, journalist and teacher, Mariana Enriquez is one of the leading names of contemporary gothic literature, deputy director of the supplement “Radar” of the daily Página/12, and Director of Letters in Argentina’s National Fund of the Arts. Her first novel was Bajar es lo peor (Going Down Is the Worst, Galerna, 1995), after which she published travel books and collections of short stories, mainly in the domain of terror literature. Notable among her books, which have been translated into more than twenty languages, are Las cosas que perdimos en el fuego (Anagrama, 2016; in English, Things We Lost in the Fire, Granta Books, 2017), which received the City of Barcelona Prize, and Nuestra parte de noche (Our Part of Night, Anagrama, 2019), winner of the Herralde Prize for the Novel, as well as the Critics’ Prize, and the Celsius Prize at the Gijón Noir Week. In 2021, Anagrama published Alguien camina sobre tu tumba. Mis viajes a cementerios (Someone’s Walking on Your Grave: My Trips to Cemeteries), in which Enríquez sets her occult stories in cemeteries around the world.

Update: 16 April 2021


Has participated in

Conversation with Mariana Enriquez and Olga Merino

Living in a Time of Loss