Andrea de Lourdes Chapela Saavedra

El Colegio de México

Received Sylff Fellowship in 2021-23.
Academic supervisor: Dr. Satomi Miura

Andrea Chapela is a Mexican writer. She is the author of a YA fantasy series, two essay collections, and two short story collections. She studied Chemistry at UNAM and has a Creative Writing in Spanish MFA from the University of Iowa. She has received the National Gilberto Owen Literature Prize for Stories in 2018, the National Juan José Arreola Literature Prize in 2019, and the National Joven José Luis Martínez Essay Prize in 2019. In 2021, she was selected in Granta’s Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists 2. Nowadays, she studies an MA in Japanese Studies in El Colegio de México.

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