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Buda Flaite

Paulina Flores

Translated by Megan McDowell

Paulina Flores

Paulina Flores (1988) was born in Santiago, Chile. Her story collection Humiliation (Qué vergüenza) was published in English in 2019. Her first novel Isla decepción will be published in 2021. ‘Buda Flaite’ is the first chapter of what she hopes will become her next book.

Photograph © Rocío Aguirre

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Translated by Megan McDowell

Megan McDowell is an award-winning Spanish-language translator from Kentucky. She has translated books by Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, Mariana Enríquez and Lina Meruane, among others, and her short story translations have appeared in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Harper’s and Tin House. She lives in Santiago, Chile.

Photograph © Camila Valdés

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