The Loose Pearl

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6.0 X 5.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author

Paula Ilabaca Núñez (Santiago de Chile, 1979) is a writer, editor and teacher. She received the 2015 Pablo Neruda Prize, the 2014 Juegos Florales Prize for her novel La regla de los nueve and the Premio de la Critica de Prensa Literaria en Chile (The Chilean Literary Critics Prize) in 2010 for La perla suelta. Her other books include: Completa (2003); la ciudad lucida (2006); Estados de mi corazón: cuadernos de viaje (2010); (in) complete (2010); Paula dice (2011); Y la sangre circulaba en su carne como un río de leche (2013).
Daniel Borzutzky is the author of Written After a Massacre in the Year 2018; Lake Michigan, finalist for the 2019 Griffin International Poetry Prize; THE PERFORMANCE OF BECOMING HUMAN, which received the 2016 National Book Award. His other books include IN THE MURMURS OF THE ROTTEN CARCASS ECONOMY (2015); Memories of my Overdevelopment (2015); and The Book of Interfering Bodies (2011). His translation of Galo Ghigliotto's VALDIVIA received the 2017 ALTA National Translation Award for Poetry. He has translated Raul Zurita's The Country of Planks and Song for his Disappeared Love; and Jaime Luis Huenún's Port Trakl. He teaches in the English and Latin American and Latino Studies Departments at the University of Illinois at Chicago.