Agustina Bazterrica

ARGENTINA, 1974

WINNER OF THE 2017 CLARÍN PRIZE FOR THE NOVEL

Agustina Bazterrica was born in Buenos Aires in 1974. She has a degree in Art (UBA). Awards she has won include First Prize from the Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires in its ‘Unpublished Story 2004/2005' category, and First Prize in the 37th ‘Edmundo Valadés' Latin American Story Contest (Puebla, Mexico, 2009), among others. In 2013 she published the novel Matar a la niña (Kill the Girl, Textos Intrusos) and in 2016 the story collection Antes del encuentro feroz (Before the Fierce Encounter, Alción Editora). She is a cultural organizer and curator, working with Pamela Terlizzi Prina on the Art Cycle ‘Siga al Conejo Blanco' (www.sigaalconejoblanco.com) and coordinates reading workshops with Agustina Caride.

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By Agustina Bazterrica

  • Nineteen claws and a dark bird

    SHORT STORIES, 2020

    For many years, Agustina Bazterrica has been writing brief texts and short stories that Alfaguara has now collected in this volume. Nineteen stories that take us to the heart of our fears, our...

  • Tender is the Flesh

    NOVEL, 2017

    A virus that initially spreads among animals proves deadly to humans, turning the world into a grey, cynical and inhospitable place. Society is divided between those who eat and those who are...

  • Before the Fierce Encounter

    SHORT STORIES, 2016

    "Ferocity is the running theme of these stories; a ferocity of tooth, nail, style and energy. The fluid corrosiveness of each text evokes the knife-edge trodden by the characters: psychopaths...

  • Kill the Girl

    NOVEL, 2013

    A homicidal angel. A saintly girl. A plot that won't let up set in an infernal heaven. Like Alice in Wonderland, Kill the Girl takes us into an upside down world. A decadent heaven built for a...

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