Agustina Bazterrica

BUENOS AIRES, 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 Awards she has won include First Prize from the Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires in its ‘Unpublished Story 2004/2005' category, and First Prize in the 37th ‘Edmundo Valadés' Latin American Story Contest (Puebla, Mexico, 2009), among others.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

  • Exquisite Cadaver

    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

    COLLECTION OF 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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