Laia Jufresa

Laia Jufresa

Born in Mexico City, Laia Jufresa grew up in Veracruz and spent her adolescence in Paris. Her work has been featured in several anthologies and magazines such as Letras Libres, PEN Atlas, Words Without Borders and McSweeney’s, and she was named one of the most outstanding young writers in Mexico as part of the project México20. In 2015 she was invited by the British Council to be the first ever International Writer in Residence at the Hay Festival of Literature. She currently lives in Cologne, Germany.