Poeta Chileno: A Conversation with Alejandro Zambra


Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speaker: Alejandro Zambra, Poet and Novelist
Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Alejandro Zambra is a Chilean poet, short story writer, and novelist whose work has been translated into twenty languages. He is the author of six books, including My DocumentsNot to Read, and Ways of Going Home, and his stories have appeared in the New Yorker, the Paris ReviewHarper’sTin House, Granta, and McSweeney’s, among others. In 2010, he was named one of Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists, and he was a 2015-16 Cullman Center Fellow at the New York Public Library. He lives in Mexico City.

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