Elvira Navarro

Elvira Navaro

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Elvira Navarro (1978) studied philosophy. She has published the series The City in Winter and The Happy, the novel A Working Woman (translated by Christina MacSweeney) and the novella Los últimos días de Adelaida García Morales (The Last Days of Adelaida García Morales). In Spain her work has been awarded the Premio Jaén de Novela, the Premio Andalucía de la Crítica and the Premio Tormenta for best new author. The short story collection Rabbit Island (also translated by Christina MacSweeney) is her latest publication. In 2010 she was included in Granta’s ‘Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists’ and in 2014 El Cultural chose La trabajadora (A Working Woman) among its ten best novels of the year. In 2019 the cultural supplement Babelia named La isla de los conejos (Rabbit Island) as one of the ten best books of that year. She worked as an editor for the Madrid publishing house Caballo de Troya in 2015. In addition to English, her work has been translated into French, Swedish, Italian and Turkish.

Published by Partizanska knjiga: Zečje ostrvo.

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