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Alejandro Zambra

Alejandro Zambra was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1975. He has published two books of poetry: Useless Bay (Stratis, 1998) and Change (Quid, 2003). Bonsai (Anagram, 2006), published in this issue, has been translated for publication in France, Greece, and Portugal. His second novel is The Private Lives of Trees (Anagram, 2007).



For Alhelí “Years passed, and the only person who didn’t change was the young woman in the book.” —Yasunari Kawabata “Pain is measured and detailed.” —Gonzalo Millán I. Mass In the end she dies and he remains alone, [...]