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Samanta schweblin


Samanta Schweblin was born in Buenos Aires in 1978. In 2001 she was granted her first award by the Fondo Nacional de las Artes (national Fund of the Arts). In that same year, her first book El nucleo del Disturbio got her the first prize of the Concurso Nacional Haroldo Conti. (National Contest Haroldo Conti). In 2008 she obtained the prize Casa de las Americas for her storybook La Furia de las pestes, soon to be published. She took part in the anthologies "Quand elles se glissent dans la peau d'un homme" , Una terraza propia , La joven guardia , Cuentos Argentinos ,among others. Some of her stories have already been translated into the English, French, Serbian and Swedish for their edition in magazines and other cultural means. An English translation of her story "Killing a Dog" was published in the Summer 2009 issue of the London-based quarterly newspaper The Drawbridge.

"Samanta Schweblin", Website

"Mujeres desesperadas", short story

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"La furia de las pestes"

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