Natalia Borges Polesso is from Bento Gonçalves in Brazil. She is a writer and a translator with a PhD in literary theory. She is the author of Cutouts for Photo Album without People (2013), Amora (2015)—which in 2016 won the Jabuti Award, the Jabuti Amazon Reader’s Choice Award, the Book of the Year AGES Award, and the Acorianos Literature Award—and Control (2019), among other titles. In 2017, she was one of only two Brazilian authors on the Bogotá39 list, which selects the most promising Latin American authors under thirty-nine.
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