Cristina Rivera Garza

Cristina Rivera Garza is the author of six novels, three collections of short fiction, five collections of poetry, and three works of nonfiction. Her books include Liliana’s Invincible Summer (Hogarth, 2023), winner of the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Memoir or Autobiography and long-listed for the 2023 National Book Award in Nonfiction; and The Taiga Syndrome (Dorothy Project, 2018), winner of the 2019 Shirley Jackson Award. It was translated from the Spanish by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana.

A 2020 MacArthur Fellow, Rivera Garza is the M.D. Anderson Distinguished Professor in Hispanic Studies and both the founder and director of the creative writing program in Hispanic studies at the University of Houston.