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Mariana Enriquez

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Host Daniel Chacón talks to author Mariana Enriquez about her short stories collection The Dangers of Smoking in Bed. 

Mariana Enríquez (Buenos Aires, 1973) is an Argentine journalist, novelist, and short story writer. She works as a journalist and is the deputy editor of the arts and culture section of the newspaper Pagina/12  and she dictates literature workshops.

Enriquez has published the novels: Bajar es lo peor (Espasa Calpe, 1995), Cómo desaparecer completamente (Emecé, 2004) and Nuestra parte de noche (Anagrama, 2019)(Herralde Prize 2019). She has also written the short story books: Los peligros de fumar en la cama (Emecé, 2009), Las cosas que perdimos en el fuego (Editorial Anagrama, 2016) (Premi Ciutat de Barcelona 2017) and the novelette Chicos que vuelven (Eduvim, 2010). Her stories have appeared in anthologies of Spain, Mexico, Chile, Bolivia and Germany.

Interview Originally Aired on May 22, 2022.