Valeria Luiselli

novelist and non-fiction writer

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Mexican-born, South African-reared novelist and non-fiction writer; she is the 2015 winner of the Los Angeles Times' Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction for her novel, Faces in the Crowd. Author of "Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions” and  “Lost Children Archive.”

Valeria Luiselli on KCRW

What does it mean to be a child refugee or migrant? Whose lives are worth documenting and recording?

Documenting the plight of children trying to cross into the U.S.

What does it mean to be a child refugee or migrant? Whose lives are worth documenting and recording?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Valeria Luiselli's Lost Children Archive tells the story of a family by combining the American road trip subgenre with the Latin American tradition of an inward journey.

Valeria Luiselli: Lost Children Archive

Valeria Luiselli's Lost Children Archive tells the story of a family by combining the American road trip subgenre with the Latin American tradition of an inward journey.

from Bookworm

Originally commissioned to write a novel for Jumex, a Mexican beverage company and supporter of the arts, Luiselli instead chose to write a novel for Jumex's factory workers.

Valeria Luiselli: The Story of My Teeth

Originally commissioned to write a novel for Jumex, a Mexican beverage company and supporter of the arts, Luiselli instead chose to write a novel for Jumex's factory workers.

from Bookworm

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