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Alia Trabucco Zerán

Alia Trabucco Zerán was born in Chile in 1983. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for her MFA in Creative Writing at New York University and she holds a PhD in Spanish and Latin American Studies from University College London. Her debut novel, THE REMAINDER was chosen by El País as one of its top ten debuts of 2015 and was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2019. Her non-fiction title, WHEN WOMEN KILL won the British Academy Book Prize 2022 and was shortlisted for the National Books Critics Circle Criticism Award, and film rights have been sold. Her new novel, CLEAN, was published in Spanish in late 2022 and is being translated into 15 languages. She recently won the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award 2024 for her next project. She lives in Santiago.

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