Guadalupe Nettel, born in Mexico City in 1973, grew up between Mexico and France. She is the author of the novels El huésped (2006), The Body Where I was Born (Seven Stories Press, 2015), and After the Winter (Coffee House Press, 2018), for which she was awarded the Herralde Novel Prize. She also published three collections of short stories: Les jours fossils (2002), Pètalos y otras historia incomodas (2008), El matrimonio de los peces rojos (2013), which won the Ribera del Duero International Short Fiction Prize. During the 2008 Hay Festival she has been described as one of the most promising latin-american authors. Her works have been translated into 15 languages and have appeared on important literary magazines such as Granta, The White Review, The New York Times and L’Atelier du Roman.