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Nona Fernández

Actress and writer Nona Fernández was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1971. Her books include the story collection El Cielo (2000) and the novels Mapocho (2002), Av. 10 de Julio Huamachuco (2007), Fuenzalida (2012), Space Invaders (2013), Chilean Electric (2015), and La Dimensión Desconocida (2016). She has won the Premio Municipal de Literatura twice, and received the National Book Council Prize for Best Book for Chilean Electric, and the Premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz for La Dimensión Desconocida. Fernández’s works for the theater include El Taller (2012) and Liceo de Niñas (2016), which were both performed by her theater company La Pieza Oscura. Her works have been translated to Italian, French, German. A translation to English is forthcoming.

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