Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli is the author of the internationally acclaimed novel Faces in the Crowd (2012), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for first fiction, and The Story of My Teeth (2015), and the collection of essays Sidewalks (2014). She is a rising literay star whose work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the New Yorker, Granta, and McSweeney’s. In 2014 she won the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award. Born in Mexico City in 1983, she grew up in South Africa.

March 26: The Story of My Teeth
March 26: Whisky and Writers
March 27: Ibero-American Literature

Valeria Luiselli’s trip is brought to you with the kind support of the Embassy of Mexico in Beijing.

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