Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa, and India. She is the author of the award-winning novels The Story of My Teeth and Faces in the Crowd, the essay collection Sidewalks, and Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions, which was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism 2017—– all published by Coffee House Press. Her work has been translated into many languages and has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, Granta, Harper’s and McSweeney’s. She is at work on her second novel, The Lost Children Archives (forthcoming Knopf 2018).
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