Fernanda Melchor

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Fernanda Melchor Pinto (Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico, 1982) is a Mexican writer and journalist[1].

Bio[edit]

Melchor obtained a degree on Journalism from Universidad Veracruzana[2] where she was Coordinator of Communication of the Veracruz-Del Río campus.

She has published fiction and non fiction short stories and novels in publications as La Palabra y el Hombre, Punto de Lectura, Excélsior, Replicante, Reverso, Generación, Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea and Milenio semanal. She began her career as writer in 2013 with the publishing of Aquí no es Miami y Falsa liebre being this last her first novel. Her Temporada de Huracanes[3] -a fiction novel based on the crisis of forbidden disappearance on her state, Veracruz, was featured as one of the best novels in Mexico in 2017[4][5][6]

In 2015 she was included in a Conaculta's anthology as one of the featured Mexican authors under 40 years old[7].

Bibliography[edit]

  • Mi Veracruz (2008)
  • Aquí no es Miami (2013)
  • Falsa liebre (2013)
  • Temporada de Huracanes (2017)

Recognition[edit]

  • Winner of the First Essay Contest on Lynching by the CNDH, 2002
  • Winner of the Literary Virtuality Casa de Letras, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2007
  • State Journalism Award of the Journalism Foundation Rubén Pabello Acosta, 2009
  • Pen Club Prize for Journalistic and Literary Excellence, 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fernanda Melchor - Detalle del autor - Enciclopedia de la Literatura en México - FLM - CONACULTA". www.elem.mx. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  2. ^ UV, Departamento de Prensa. "En mis obras hablo del Veracruz que no se ve: Fernanda Melchor – Universo – Sistema de noticias de la UV" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  3. ^ Ferri, Pablo (2017-06-17). ""¿De qué sirve el amor cuando te estás ahogando?"". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  4. ^ Quezada, José (2018-04-17). "El frenesí de la escritura: una entrevista a Fernanda Melchor". Chilango (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  5. ^ Ortuño, Antonio. "Por fin". Letras Libres (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  6. ^ Carrión, Jorge (2017-12-17). "Los libros de ficción de 2017: una selección iberoamericana". The New York Times (in Spanish). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  7. ^ Mazón, Selene (2017-06-26). "Temporada de huracanes, la nueva novela de Fernanda Melchor". Gatopardo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-01-07.