Argentine journalist and novelist
Ghosts are real. And the ones you call aren’t always the ones that come”.
Mariana Enríquez emerged on the literary scene in 1996 with the novel Bajar es lo peor (Galerna, 2013). Since then she has written novels, travel chronicles, profiles and story collections, including Las cosas que perdimos en el fuego (Anagrama, 2016), which earned the Ciudad de Barcelona prize and was translated into twenty languages, including English, under the title Things We Lost in the Fire (Hogarth, 2017).
Her novel Nuestra parte de Noche (Anagrama, 2019) earned the Herralde Award, the Celsius Award and the Critics’ Award, all in Spain, and will be published in English as Our Share of Night (Hogarth, 2022). Her most recent publication is El otro lado. Retratos, fetichismos, confesiones (Edicones UDP, 2020), a collection of her reportage edited by Leila Guerriero. Her stories and nonfiction work have appeared in a range of publications, including the New Yorker, Granta, Literary Hub y Electric Literature.
Currently she is the professor at the School of Journalism and Social Communication at Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentina), where she earned her undergraduate degree in journalism. She is also the associate editor of Radar, the cultural supplement of the Argentine newspaper Página/12.
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Mariana Enríquez: “Cualquier horror real es igual o más terrorífico que cualquier cosa que podamos imaginar”
Interview with Mariana Enríquez in the magazine S Moda of the newspaper El País.See more
Mariana Enriquez: “El horror de la dictadura me formó literariamente”
Interview with Mariana Enríquez in the framework of the launch of her latest book El otro lado for Culto of the newspaper La Tercera.See more