MARÍA DE ALVA

MARÍA DE ALVA

(Monterrey, 1969)

María has a degree in Spanish Letters from the Tecnológico de Monterrey in México. She has an M.A. in Latin American Studies from UCLA, a Master in Education from the Tecnológico de Monterrey. She also did her doctoral thesis at Tec and published it in 2014 under the title Memoria y Escritura del cuerpo.

Her novels, Through the Window (2005) and Before Oblivion (2011) were finalists for the Fernando Lara Novel Prize in Spain among more than 200 texts.

In 2016 she published her latest novel What the River Keeps.

She is currently the director of the Hispanic Literature department at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.

María is the author of the short story “La mujer jaguar” in Bi Stories.

 

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