Sergio Chejfec (Buenos Aires, 1956) has published twelve books of fiction, poetry, and essays since 1990. While living in Caracas, Venezuela from 1990 to 2005, he was the editor of Nueva Sociedad, a journal in social sciences, politics, and culture. Among many grants and prizes, in 2007 he received a fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation (Umbertide, Italy), and was awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in 2000. His works have been translated into French, German, and Portuguese. He currently lives in New York City and is teaching in the Creative Writing in Spanish Program at NYU. His latest novel Mis dos mundos was published in 2008 by Alfaguara (Buenos Aires) and Candaya (Barcelona). An English translation of a fragment of the text was included in BOMB magazine, Issue 106, Winter 2008.