Inés Garland
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Inés Garland

Argentina | 1960
Winner of the Jugendliteraturpreis 2014 for Piedra, papel o tijera. She works free lance and coordinates creative writing workshops. A jury from the National Arts’ Fund formed by Liliana Heker, Ana María Shua y Vicente Batista awarded her book Una Reina Perfecta in 2005.
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Several of the short stories in the book received Latin-american awards and the short story A Perfect Queen has been translated to English for the National Welsh Review. Her novel Piedra, papel o tijera was elected Best Novel of the Year by Alija (Children’s and Young people’s Literature Association). It has been translated to German as Wei ein unsichtbares Band.

Awards

Winner of the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2014 for Piedra, papel o tijera which is the most important prize for young adult literature in Germany (besides, Inés Garland is the first Latin-American writer in winning this prize). Her short stories’ book “Cerca de una ausencia” was awarded the second prize by the Fondo Nacional de las Artes 2005 (published under the title of “Una Reina Perfecta”). Her short stories have been published in several of “La mujer de mi vida” literary

Adults

 

 Children’s Literature

More works

Una vida más verdadera (A truer life). Novel. Alfaguara , 2017
Una reina perfecta.  Short Stories, 2008
El rey de los centauros. Novel, 2006