Grantee Cohort Spring 2018
Valeria Luiselli’s novels and essays have been widely translated and her work has been published in magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, Granta, and McSweeney’s. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions is about the perils faced by children who travel alone from Central America to the U.S. in search of refuge. She has been named as one of the 20 best Mexican writers under 40 and received a National Book Foundation ‘5 under 35’ award.
She is an Art for Justice Bearing Witness Fellow, which is an award to writers of exceptional talent, enabling them to complete projects that speak to the human cost of mass incarceration.