Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and now lives in New York. She is the author of the novels Faces in the Crowd and The Story of My Teeth.
She has also written the essay collection Sidewalks and the essay Tell Me How It Ends, which won the American Book Award in 2018. Her novel, Lost Children Archive, which was longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize and the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019, is her first to be written in English. She is widely published internationally. She judged the Pen America Literary Award in 2019 and the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 2016.