Luiza Sauma was born in Rio de Janeiro and raised in London. After studying English at the University of Leeds, she worked at the Independent on Sunday for several years. She has an MA in Creative & Life Writing from Goldsmiths College, University of London, where she was awarded the Pat Kavanagh Award in 2014, and she has also been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her debut novel, Flesh and Bone and Water, is published by Viking (UK), Scribner (USA/Canada), Hoffman und Campe (Germany), and Ambo Anthos (Holland), and will be published by Modernista (Sweden) in 2018.
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