Liliana Colanzi is a Bolivian author born in 1981. She has published the books of short stories Vacaciones permanentes (2010) and La ola (2014). Her work has appeared in Letras Libres, Etiqueta Negra, Eñe, Two Lines, buensalvaje, and Tierra Adentro. She won the Aura Estrada literary prize in 2015, and is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell University. Her book of short stories The Wave is forthcoming (Dalkey Archive Press).