December Breeze

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About the Author

Marvel Moreno was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1939. She maintained a close relationship with the members of the "Barranquilla Group" including Gabriel García Márquez. She is well known in Colombia and is considered one of the most important Colombian writers. Her novel December Breeze was a finalist in the Plaza y Janés International Literary Prize in 1985 and was translated into Italian and French. In 1989 she received the Grinzane-Cavour prize awarded in Italy for the best foreign book. She died in Paris in 1995.

Isabel Adey is a translator and editor working with English, Spanish and German. A former winner of the Emerging Translators Programme at the Goethe-Institut, her work has been featured in Latin American Literature Today, Art in Translation, and Glasgow Review of Books. She has translated fiction and nonfiction by authors including Ulrike Draesner and Alfons Kaiser. She holds an MSc in Translation from Heriot-Watt University and has taught Spanish-to-English translation to postgraduate level.

Charlotte Coombe is a British literary translator, working from French and Spanish. Her translation of Abousse Shalmani's Khomeini, Sade and Me (2016) won a PEN Translates award. She has translated novels by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Miró, Marc de Gouvenain, as well as some non-fiction, short stories and poetry by Edgardo Nuñez Caballero, Rosa María Roffiel and Santiago Roncagliolo for Palabras Errantes . She is also the translator of Eduardo Berti's novel The Imagined Land (2018). She has translated three titles for Charco Press: Ricardo Romero's The President's Room (2017) and Margarita García Robayo's Fish Soup (2018) and Holiday Heart (2020).