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Carmen Boullosa

Biography

Carmen Boullosa was born in Mexico City in 1954. She studied Hispanic language and literature in Mexico and then worked on the Mexican Dictionary of Spanish before becoming a full-time writer. As well as novels, she has published poetry and plays. She continues to teach, including at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Other links

Her homepage
Carmen Boullosa
After Before: El Libro de Carmen Boullosa
Bolaño in Mexico (article by Boullosa)
Interview
Interview
Interview
Her homepage (in Spanish)
Carmen Boullosa (in Spanish)
Carmen Boullosa (in Spanish)
Carmen Boullosa (in Spanish)
Carmen Boullosa (her poetry – in Spanish)
Carmen Boullosa (her poetry – in Spanish)
Encuentro entre Carmen Mariscal y Carmen Boullosa (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
Trailer for her film”Las Paredes Hablan [The Walls Talk]” (in Spanish)
A video reading from her poem La patria insome (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1978 El hilo olvida (poetry)
1978 La memoria vacía (poetry)
1979 Ingobernable (poetry)
1981 Lealtad (poetry)
1983 La voz y método completo de recreo sin acompañamiento (poetry)
1985 Cocinar hombres: obra de teatro intimo (drama)
1987 Teatro Herético: Propusieron a Maria: diálogo imposible en un acto, Cocinar Hombres, Aura y las once mil vírgenes (drama)
1987 Mejor desaparece (novel)
1987 Mi versión de los hechos
1988 La salvaja (poetry)
1989 Antes (Before) (novel)
1989 Papeles irresponsables (stories)
1991 Son vacas, somos puercos (They’re Cows, We’re Pigs) (novel)
1992 Llanto – novelas imposibles (novel)
1992 El Mèdico de los Piratas (novel)
1992 Soledumbre (poetry)
1993 Envenenada: antología personal (poetry)
1993 La Milagrosa (The Miracle-Worker) (novel)
1994 Duerme (novel)
1997 Niebla (poetry)
1997 Mi versión de los hechos (drama)
1997 Cielos de la Tierra (Heavens on Earth) (novel)
1998 La Delirios (poetry)
1999 Jardín Elíseo (Elyssian Garden) (poetry)
1999 Treinta años (Leaving Tabasco) (novel)
2000 Agua (poetry)
2000 Los Totoles (drama)
2000 Prosa rota (stories)
2002 De un salto descabalga la reina (Cleopatra Dismounts) (novel)
2002 La bebida
2004 Salto de mantarraya (poetry)
2005 La otra mano de Lepanto (novel)
2006 La novela perfecta [The Perfect Novel] (novel)
2007 El Velázquez de París [The Velazquez of Paris] (novel)
2008 La virgen y el violín (novel)
2009 El complot de los románticos [The Romantics’ Plot] (novel)
2010 Cuando me volví mortal (essays)
2010 Las paredes hablan (novel)
2011 La patria insomne (poetry)
2012 Corro a mirarme en ti y otoño en Brooklyn (poetry)
2012 Cuando me volví mortal (essays)
2013 Azúcar negra: el negro mexicano blanqueado o borrado (culture)
2013 Texas (Texas: The Great Theft) (novel)
2015 Cuando me volví mortal (essay – on the 1957 earthquake)
2105 Narcohistoria : cómo Estados Unidos y México crearon juntos la guerra contra las drogas (A Narco History: How the United States and Mexico Jointly Created the “Mexican Drug War”) (with Mike Wallace)
2015 Cuando Mexico Se (Re)Apropia de Texas/ When Mexico Recaptures Texas: Ensayos / Essays
2016 El libro de Ana