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Pena Cabreira

Pena Cabreira was born in Pelotas, in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, in 1953, and received the baptismal name of Lordsir Cabreira de Oliveira. A director of publicity films, television...

Maria Cabrera

Maria Cabrera Callís is a Catalan poet born in Girona in 1983. She teaches Catalan Linguistics in the University of Barcelona and works as proofreader for many publishing houses. As a poet,...

Deanna Cachoian-Schanz

Deanna Cachoian-Schanz is a translator of Armenian literature and nonfiction. Originally from New York, she studied literature and creative nonfiction at Sarah Lawrence College, and has since...

Marcos Xiu Cachon

Wenceslao Yeh and Marcos Xiu Cachón write in Yucatecan Maya and live in the remote area of Quintana Roo.

Rafael Cadenas

Rafael Cadenas (Barquisimeto, 1930) is Venezuela’s most renowned and celebrated living poet. Whether in the prose poems of the 1960s or his more condensed, at times aphoristic later...

Matei Călinescu

Since 1973, when he emigrated to the US from communist Romania, Matei Călinescu has been professor of comparative literature at Indiana University, Bloomington. He was a Guggenheim fellow...

J. William Cally

Born in 1977 in Saint-Denis, Reunion, J. William Cally received the Prix Universitaire de la Nouvelle concernant La Réunion in 1997 and 2003, the Prix de l’océan Indien de la...

Felipe Camargo

Felipe Camargo Rojas (1988) graduated cum laude in visual arts from the Javerian University. Obsessed with the lack of communication within urban environments, he focused his first individual...

Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri is the author of many books, including his wildly popular Montalbano series, which has been adapted for Italian television and translated into nine languages. He lives in Rome....

Marco Candida

Marco Candida was born in 1978 in Italy. He is the author of six novels and a novella, and the editor of http://www.websitehorror.com and an anthology drawn from the site, Il ritorno degli...

Angelo Cannavacciuolo

Angelo Cannavacciuolo, born in Naples in 1956, began as an actor and is a screenwriter for cinema, television, and theater. His novels include Guardiani delle nuvole (1999), a finalist for the...

Harkaitz Cano

Harkaitz Cano was born in San Sebastian in 1975. Among his books are the short-story collections Beti oporretan (Permanent Vacation, 2015)  and Neguko zirkua (Winter Circus, Spanish...

Mu Cao

Mu Cao (墓草) was born into a farming family in Xihua County, Henan province, China in 1974. He has no diplomas, is not a member of the Chinese Writers Association, and publishes...

Luciana Capretti

Luciana Capretti was born in Tripoli, Libya and studied in Rome. A journalist with RAI International, for many years she corresponded from New York. Her first novel, Ghibli, was published by...

Paola Capriolo

Paola Capriolo is the author of fifteen books, including novels, collections of stories, literary criticism, and translations from the German. Several of her novels have appeared in English:...

Giuseppe Caputo

Giuseppe Caputo was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1982. He studied creative writing at New York University with Diamela Eltit, Sergio Chejfec, and Antonio Muñoz Molina, and at the...

François Caradec

François Caradec (1924-2008) joined the Oulipo in 1983. He was a biographer of Lautréamont, Jarry, Roussel, Allais, and others, as well as a historian, publisher, poet, novelist, and...

Lúcio Cardoso

Lúcio Cardoso (1912-1968) is one of the leading Brazilian writers of the period between 1930 and 1960. As well as authoring dozens of novels and short stories, he was also active as a...

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) was born in Rutherford, New Jersey. He received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania, where he met and befriended Ezra Pound and H.D. (Hilda...

Ana Candida de Carvalho Carneiro

Ana Candida Carneiro is an award-winning Brazilian-Italian playwright currently based in the US. Her work has been performed internationally and supported by institutions such as...

Gianrico Carofiglio

Gianrico Carofiglio, born 1961, is an anti-mafia prosecutor in the Southern Italian city of Bari. He has been responsible for the area's most important indictments regarding organized crime,...

João Anzanello Carrascoza

João Anzanello Carrascoza is a writer and advertising editor at JW Thompson in São Paulo. His short fiction "O Vaso Azul" won the Radio France Internationale...

Mircea Cartarescu

Mircea Cartarescu is Romania's premier novelist and poet. His books have been translated in all major European languages. Nostalgia, from which "The Roulette Player" is excerpted,...

Monica Carter

Monica Carter is a writer currently working on a novel, Eating the Apple. She has published short stories with the most recent piece, "Metal," being published in the 2008 August issue of The...

Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter is an editor at Random House UK’s imprint Harvill Secker, which specializes in international literature in English and in translation. She began her publishing career...

Nicolás Casariego

Nicolás Casariego (Madrid, 1970) is author of the novel Dime cinco cosas que quieres que te haga (Espasa Calpe, 1998), the book of stories La noche de las doscientas estrellas (Espasa...

Ellen Cassedy

Ellen Cassedy won the 2012 Translation Prize awarded by the Yiddish Book Center for her translation, in collaboration with Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, of fiction by Blume Lempel, now forthcoming in the...

Paolo Castaldi

Paolo Castaldi is an Italian illustrator and author of graphic novels. He debuted in 2005 with I Will Never Grow Up, and followed with The Anomaly, both written by Adriano Barone and...

Orly Castel-Bloom

Orly Castel-Bloom was born in Tel Aviv in 1960 to parents originally from Egypt. After studying film at the Beit Zvi Institute and Tel Aviv University, she published her first collection of...

Horacio Castillo

Horacio Castillo (Ensenada, Argentina, 1934–2010) published eight books of poetry, as well as numerous volumes of Greek and Portugese poetry in translation. His own work has been...

Pablo A. Castro

Pablo A. Castro (Chile, 1974) is a political scientist and writer whose works have been published in magazines, newspapers, fanzines, and anthologies in Chile, Argentina, Spain, France, and the...

Eliseu Cavalcante

Eliseu Cavalcante is a Brazilian photographer based in New York. His work focuses on different cultures, environmental issues, and social change. He believes in the power of...

Paul Celan

Paul Antschel, who wrote under the pseudonym Paul Celan, was born in Czernovitz, Bukovina, in Romania, on November 23, 1920. The son of German-speaking Jews, Celan grew up speaking several...

Izzet Celasin

Izzet Celasin was born in 1958 in Istanbul. In his homeland he was a left-wing activist, and spent several years in prison after the 1980 military coup in Turkey. He came to Norway as a...

Behçet Çelik

Behçet Çelik was born in Adana, Turkey, in 1968. He graduated from Adana Anadolu High School in 1986 and the Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 1990. His first short story...

Israel Centeno

Israel Centeno (Caracas, 1958) has published thirteen books, mostly novels, but also short fiction and poetry. Through his narratives he conveys a sense of the many shortcomings of a society...

Benedetta Centovalli

Benedetta Centovalli works in publishing in Milan as an editor of Italian fiction. She has edited works by poets including Camillo Sbarbaro, Cristina Campo, and Alda Merini, and by writers...

Javier Cercas

Javier Cercas was born in 1962. He is a novelist, short-story writer and essayist, whose books include El móvil (The Motive, 1987), and Relatos reales (True Tales, 2000). In the 1980s he...

Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud

Born in Paris in 1947, fabulist Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud has published seven novels, including La Faculté des songes (Grasset, 1982), which won the prestigious Prix Renaudot....

Chae Kyeong-weon

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Georgia de Chamberet

Georgia de Chamberet was born in Paris to an eccentric father and an artistic mother. As an editor at Quartet Books in the 1990s she published contemporary writers Tahar Ben Jelloun, Annie...

Wah-Ming Chang

Wah-Ming Chang has received fellowships in fiction from the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Urban Artist Initiative. New York City is where she...

Jamie Chang

Jamie Chang is a translator. Her works have been published in Azalea, ASIA, and The American Reader. She lives in Denmark.

Julio Villanueva Chang

Julio Villanueva Chang is the founding editor of Etiqueta Negra. He earned the Premio de Crónicas from the Inter American Press Association. He has published De Cerca Nadie es Normal, an...

Allison M. Charette

Allison M. Charette translates literature from French into English. She received a 2015 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for Naivo’s Beyond the Rice Fields, the first novel to be translated...

Stylianos S. Charkianakis

Stylianos S. Charkianakis has been the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia since 1975. Born in Crete in 1935, he studied at the famous Orthodox School of Theology on the...

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876 - 1938) was a younger contemporary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore who left his mark on Bengali literature with his novels and short stories. He was...

Dimitris Chatzis

Dimitris Chatzis (1913–81), born in Ioannina, was one of Greece's foremost writers of the twentieth century. He was also a committed Communist, and his political activity, particularly...

Bonnie Chau

Bonnie Chau is a writer from Southern California, currently living in Brooklyn and working at an independent bookstore. She studied art history and English literature at UCLA, before spending many...

Pravinsinh Chavda

Pravinsinh Chavda is an established author in Gujarati, with six short-story collections and a novel to his credit. A literary autobiography and a travelogue have also been well appreciated. A...

Ricardo Chávez Castañeda

Ricardo Chavez Castañeda was born in Mexico City in 1961. One of the founding members of the Mexican literary movement known as the "Crack" that began in the 1990s, a group of young writers...

Sergio Chejfec

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...

Ying Chen

Ying Chen is a Chinese Canadian author. She writes mostly in French, self translating into Chinese and English. Born in 1961 in Shanghai, she now lives in Vancouver.

Gu Cheng

Gu Cheng (1956-93) was one of the innovative writers of "misty poetry" (menglung shi) who emerged in the immediate post-Mao years. He began writing poetry as a child in Shandong...

Ta-wei Chi

Ta-wei Chi (PhD, Comparative Literature, UCLA) is currently assistant professor of Taiwanese literature at National Chengchi University, Taipei, where he teaches queer theory and disability...

Doménico Chiappe

Doménico Chiappe (Lima, 1970) is a writer and multimedia author.  He has published the nonfiction book Tan real como la ficción: herramientas narrativas en periodismo...

Fredy Chicangana

Fredy Chicangana is an indigenous poet who writes in both Spanish and Quechua. His indigenous name, Wiñay Mallki, means "rooted in time." A member of the Yanakuna Mitmak Nation in...

Iman Childs

Iman Childs is a filmmaker and media critic with a passion for socially conscious media that connects cultures. She received a Fulbright research grant to research and film her...

Juan Carlos Chirinos

Juan Carlos Chirinos (Valera, Venezuela, 1967) is author of the novel El niño malo cuenta hasta cien y se retira (2010), and two award-winning short story collections, Leerse los gatos...

Shih Chiung-Yu

Shih Chiung-Yu was born in Taiwan in 1968. She grew up in Taitung, a village of aboriginal Taiwan. She has been a writer, essayist, news reporter, and documentary filmmaker for many years. Her...

Aziz Chouaki

Aziz Chouaki was born in 1951, grew up in Algeria with his mother, and learned to play the guitar to the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Jimi Hendrix, music later forbidden by the...

Linda Christanty

Linda Christanty writes short stories, essays, and reportage. She has published three short story anthologies and two collections of essays. Her work has won several awards: the Khatulistiwa...

Lars Saabye Christensen

Lars Saabye Christensen was born in Oslo in 1953. Since his début in 1976 he has written ten collections of poetry, five collections of short stories and twelve novels. His great break...

Rune Christiansen

Rune Christiansen was born in 1963 and made his literary debut in 1986 with Where the Train leaves the Sea. Since then he has written six critically acclaimed novels. In 1996 he was awarded the...

Xi Chuan

Xi Chuan grew up during the upheaval of the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) and is now considered one of the most well-known poets affiliated with the avant-garde literary scene in China. He is...

Aleksandr Chudakov

Aleksandr Pavlovich Chudakov was born in 1938 to a family of teachers in the city of Shchuchensk in Soviet Northern Kazakhstan. In 1960 he graduated with a degree in philology from Moscow State...

Ismat Chughtai

Ismat Chughtai (1915–1991) is among the earliest women Urdu writers. After receiving her education at Agra, Aligarh, and Lucknow, she worked as a headmistress first in Jawra State and...

Sylwia Chutnik

Sylwia Chutnik (b. 1979) is a novelist and city guide. She graduated in cultural and gender studies at Warsaw University. She is also a charity worker and chairperson of the MaMa Foundation which...

Leonardo Pica Ciamarra

Leonardo Pica Ciamarra is a researcher in philosophy at the Italian National Research Council. He has published short stories in several magazines. As Far As We Can See received a special...

Alex Cigale

Alex Cigale’s own English-language poems appear widely, including in the Colorado Review, The Common, and The Literary Review. His translations of Russian Silver Age and Contemporary prose...

Luminita Mihai Cioaba

Luminita Mihai Cioaba, the daughter of a Bulibasha (the king of a Gypsy nation or tribe in a Turkish term used by the Romanian Roma), is both a poet and a prose writer. Her book, The Lost...

Liu Cixin

A computer engineer by trade, Liu Cixin began writing science fiction in the early 1990s. Since the publication of his first story in 1999, he has won multiple Galaxy awards for his short...

J. M. G. Le Clézio

J. M. G. Le Clézio was born in 1940 in Nice, where he did his primary, secondary, and university studies. In 1963, he scored a major success with his first novel, Le Proces Verbal, which...

Briceida Cuevas Cob

Briceida Cuevas Cob, born in Tepakán, Kalkiní, in 1969, is recognized as one of the rising stars of Mexican poetry. Much of her work has already appeared in English, some of it in...

Nerina Cocchi

inoutput’s cofounder and co-artistic director, Nerina Cocchi is an international theater artist and translator based in Brussels. Having directed plays on three continents, her recent work...

Oscar Collazos

Óscar Collazos was a Colombian writer, journalist, essayist and literary critic. Born in 1942 in Bahía Solano, a coastal town in Colombia's Chocó department. Swept up with...

Charlotte Collins

Charlotte Collins studied English literature at Cambridge University, and worked as an actor and radio journalist in Germany and the UK before becoming a literary translator. Her...

Peter Constantine

Peter Constantine’s most recent translations are Self’s Murder, by Bernhard Schlink (Vintage Books, 2009), Sophocles’s Three Theban Plays (Barnes & Noble Classics, 2008)...

Christina Cook

Christina Cook is the author of Lake Effect (Finishing Line Press, 2012), which received the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize. Her most recent work has appeared in New Ohio...

Tatiana Córdoba

Tatiana Córdoba is a young Colombian visual artist. She is a graduate of the Javerian University, where she currently also teaches plastic arts. She has worked as an illustrator for several...

Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar (1914–1984) was an Argentine novelist, poet, essayist, and short-story writer. Born in Brussels, he moved permanently to France in 1951, and he gradually...

Auguste Corteau

Auguste Corteau is a Greek novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, children's author, and translator.

Albert Cossery

"The Voltaire of the Nile," Albert Cossery (1913–2008) was born in Cairo. At the age of seventeen he moved to Paris, where he would live for the rest of his life. Some of his...

Jesús Cossio

Jesús Cossio (Lima, 1974) is a Peruvian illustrator, author, and editor of comic books and graphic novels.  He has published numerous books and zines, including El cerdo...

Horácio Costa

Horácio Costa holds degrees from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), New York University, and Yale, and taught Brazilian and Portuguese literatures at the National Autonomous...

Gianluca Costantini

Gianluca Costantini (Ravenna, 1971) has exhibited in a number of museums and galleries abroad: the Lazarides Gallery, London; the Salon du dessin contemporain, Carrousel du...

Rafael Courtoisie

Rafael Courtoisie Beyhaut (b. 1958) is one of Uruguay's leading writers, with work published in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. The author of three novels, sixteen volumes of poetry,...

Mia Couto

Mia Couto was born in 1955 in Mozambique and is the most prominent writer in Portuguese-speaking Africa. He has been active as a journalist and for several years headed the AIM news agency in...

Edgardo Cozarinsky

Edgardo Cozarinsky was born in Buenos Aires in 1939 and has lived in Paris since 1974. Best known for his subtle, semidocumentary films, he has also written a previous collection of short...

Diego Creimer

Diego Creimer studied cinematography and worked in TV and film production for eight years in his home country, Argentina. Since immigrating to Canada in 1999, he has earned degrees...

Victor de la Cruz

Victor de la Cruz is a widely published poet and the author of many works that were originally part of the Zapotecan oral tradition. A scholar as well as a writer and an editor, he has been a...

Alexander Cuadros

Alexander Cuadros is a freelance writer based in Bogotá.

Washington Cucurto

Washington Cucurto is the pseudonym of Santiago Vega, an Argentine poet, narrator and editor born in 1973 in Quilmes, a city in the province of Buenos Aires.  He is the author of several...

João Paulo Cuenca

João Paulo Cuenca was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1978. He writes for several major Brazilian newspapers and magazines and has been a columnist for O Globo for many years. He has...

Mabel Cuesta

Mabel Cuesta is a Cuban-born critic and writer. She is a graduate of the University of Havana (Cuba), University Complutense of Madrid (Spain), and the Graduate Center of the City University of...

Kellan Cummings

Kellan Cummings lives in Brooklyn.
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