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Cristina Rivera-Garza

Biography

Cristina Rivera-Garza was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, in 1964. She studied urban sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and then took a doctorate in Latin American history from the University of Houston. Her doctoral thesis was on psychiatry and mental illness in Mexico and she has written articles on this topic. She has taught at various institutions in Mexico and the United States. She has written novels, short stories, non-fiction, poetry and an opera libretto, as well as translating between Spanish and English.

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Interview
Interview
The Last Sign (story by Rivera-Garza)
Her Twitter page (in Spanish)
Her blog (in Spanish)
Cristina Rivera-Garza (in Spanish)
Cristina Rivera-Garza (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1991 La guerra no importa (stories)
1994 Desconocer (novel)
1998 La más mía (poetry)
2001 Nadie me verá llorar (No One Will See Me Cry) (novel)
2002 La cresta de Ilión (The Iliac Crest) (novel)
2002 Ningún reloj cuenta esto (stories)
2004 Lo anterior (novel)
2005 Los textos del yo (poetry)
2007 La muerte me da (novel)
2008 La frontera más distante (stories)
2011 El disco de Newton, diez ensayos sobre el color (poetry)
2011 Viriditas (poetry)
2011 Verde Shanghai (novel)
2011 Dolerse. Textos desde un país herido (essay)
2012 El mal de la taiga (The Taigo Syndrome) (novel)
2013 Allí te comerán las turicatas (stories)
2013 Rigo es amor. Una rocola a dieciséis voces (essay)
2013 Los muertos indóciles. Necroescrituras y desapropiación (essay)
2015 La imaginación pública (poetry)
2016 Había mucha neblina o humo o no sé qué (literature)