Elvira Navarro

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Elvira Navarro won the Community of Madrid’s Young Writers Award in 2004. She is the author of La The City in Winter and The Happy City, which received the Jaén Literary Award for Fiction and the Tormenta Award for best new author, and was selected as one of the books of the year by Culturas, the arts and culture supplement of the Spanish newspaper Público.
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Rabbit Island: Stories

ISBN 9781949641097 Two Lines Press

These eleven stories combine gritty surrealism with explosive interior meditations, traversing the fickle, often terrifying terrain between madness and freedom. In the title story, a so-called “non-inventor” brings snow-white rabbits to an island inhabited exclusively by birds, with horrific results. More about this book >

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Elvira Navarro

Elvira Navarro won the Community of Madrid’s Young Writers Award in 2004. She is the author of The City in Winter and The Happy City, which received the Jaén Literary Award for Fiction and the Tormenta Award for best new author, and was selected as one of the books of the year by Culturas, the arts and culture supplement of the Spanish newspaper Público. Granta named her one of their top Spanish writers under the age of thirty-five. She contributes to cultural magazines such as El Mundo newspaper’s El Cultural, Ínsula, Letras Libres, Quimera, Turia, and Calle 20, and to the newspapers Público and El País. She writes literary reviews for Qué Leer and contributions for the blog La Tormenta en un Vaso. She also teaches creative writing.

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