Tierra Fresca de Su Tumba

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$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
Charco Press
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Pages
120
Dimensions
4.88 X 7.72 X 0.55 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
Spanish
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781913867539

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About the Author

Giovanna Rivero nació en la ciudad de Montero, Santa Cruz, en 1972. Es una cuentista y novelista boliviana. Es escritora y doctora en literatura hispanoamericana. En 2004, participó en el Iowa Writing Program y en 2006 fue premiada con la beca Fulbright que le permitió obtener una maestría en literatura latinoamericana de la Universidad de Florida. En 2014, pasó a recibir un doctorado en la misma universidad.​ En 2011, fue seleccionada por la Feria del Libro de Guadalajara como una de las 25 jóvenes promesas de la literatura latinoamericana.Es autora de los libros de cuentos Las bestias (1997, Premio Municipal Santa Cruz), Contraluna (2005), Sangre dulce (2006), Niñas y detectives (2009) y Para comerte mejor (2015, Premio Dante Alighieri 2018). También publicó los libros juveniles La dueña de nuestros sueños (2005), por el que recibió el Premio en Cuentos Franz Tamayo, y Lo más oscuro del bosque (2015, Libro recomendado del año por La Academia Boliviana de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil). Ha publicado cuatro novelas: Las camaleonas(2001), Tukzon (2008), Helena 2022 (2011) y 98 segundos sin sombra (2014, Premio Audiobook Narration y llevada al cine por el director boliviano Juan Pablo Richter).

Giovanna Rivero was born in the city of Montero, Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 1972 and is a writer of short stories and novels. She holds a doctorate in Hispano-American literature. In 2004, she studied on the Iowa Writing Program and in 2006 she was awarded a Fulbright scholarship that enabled her to take a masters in Latin American literature at the University of Florida. In 2014, she received her doctorate from the same university.​ In 2011, she was selected by the Guadalajara Book Fair as one of the 25 upcoming stars of Latin American literature.She is the author of the books of short stories Las bestias (1997, Premio Municipal Santa Cruz), Contraluna (2005), Sangre dulce(2006), Niñas y detectives (2009) and Para comerte mejor (2015, Premio Dante Alighieri 2018). She has also published the books for children La dueña de nuestros sueños (2005), which received the Premio en Cuentos Franz Tamayo, and Lo más oscuro del bosque (2015, recommended book of the year by the Bolivian Academy of Children's Literature). She has published four novels: Las camaleonas (2001), Tukzon (2008), Helena 2022 (2011) and 98 segundos sin sombra (2014, Premio Audiobook Narration and filmed by Bolivian director Juan Pablo Richter). Her literary work, which moves between horror literature and science fiction, is regarded as an immense contribution to the renovation of the fantastic genre in Latin America.

Reviews

"Rivero confidently and credibly gives voice to characters in harrowing situations." --Publishers Weekly

"These are visceral tales of betrayal both personal and societal, some of which cross over into the realm of the uncanny."" --Words Without Borders

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Praise for Giovanna Rivero
Along with Mariana Enríquez, one of the most creative and intense voices in the so-called New Latin American Gothic Realism.