Margarita García Robayo (Cartagena, Colombia, 1980) is the author of three novels, a book of autobiographical essays, and several collections of short stories, including Cosas peores (Worse Things), which obtained the prestigious Casa de las Américas Prize in 2014. Her work has appeared in several anthologies such as Región: cuento político latinoamericano (Political Latin American Short Stories) and Childless Parents. In 2013, she was awarded a Literary Creation Grant from the Han Nefkens Foundation and the Pompeu Fabra University. Her books have been published in Latin America as well as in Spain, and have been translated into French, Portuguese, Italian, Hebrew, and Chinese. She lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Revolt and Revulsion in Margarita García Robayo’s “Fish Soup”
Margarita García Robayo’s prose is concise and startling, her voice versatile and capable of packing a serious punch....