Aura Xilonen is a novelist and filmmaker. She won the 2015 Premio Mauricio Achar for her first novel, Gringo Champion, published in Mexico under a pseudonym when she was just 19.
Edwin M. Yoder, Jr.
Edwin M. Yoder, Jr. is the author of The Night of the Old South Ball and Joe Alsop’s Cold War. He has served as the editorial page editor at The Washingtonian Star, where he won a Pulitzer...
Charles Yu is the author of three books, including the novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (a New York Times Notable Book and a Time magazine best book of the...
Michele Zackheim worked as a visual artist before turning to writing. Her work has shown in numerous museums and galleries. She is also the author of Einstein’s Daughter and Violette’s Embrace...
Alice Zeniter published her first novel at the age of sixteen. Now twenty-two, she is considered to be one of the most compelling voices of a new generation of French authors. Take This Man won...
Thad Ziolkowski is the author of Our Son the Arson, a collection of poems, and a memoir, On a Wave, which was a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award in 2003. In 2008, he was awarded a...