New Directions Publishing Corporation
March 22, 2022
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About the Author
Born in Veracruz, Mexico, in 1982, Fernanda Melchor is "one of Mexico's most exciting new voices" (The Guardian). Her novel Hurricane Season was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize, longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a New York Times Notable Book.
Sophie Hughes has also translated José Revueltas and Enrique Vila-Matas for New Directions. She was shortlisted for the 2019 and 2020 International Booker Prize.