Carolina De Robertis

Carolina De Robertis is the editor of the anthology ‘Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times.’ She is also the author of the novels ‘The Gods of Tango,’ ‘Perla,’ and the international bestseller ‘The Invisible Mountain.’ Her books have been translated into 17 languages, and have received a Stonewall Book Award, Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other honors. A long-time activist, De Robertis spent ten years in the nonprofit sector before publishing her first book, and during that time she led projects around issues including women’s rights, immigrant rights, and addressing sexual violence. She is also an award-winning translator of Latin American literature. She teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.


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