Cristina Rivera Garza
Cristina Rivera Garza is an award-winning author, translator, and critic and the only two-time winner of the International Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize (2001; 2009). Originally written in Spanish, her works 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. She is Distinguished Professor in Hispanic Studies and Director of PhD in Creative Writing in Spanish at the University of Houston. Her novel The Illiac Crest, translated by Sarah Booker, was published by The Feminist Press in 2017, and And Other Stories in 2018. The Taiga Syndrome (Dorothy Project, 2018), was translated by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana.