Samanta Schweblin

Samanta Schweblin (1978) is an Argentinian writer.

She studied Image and Sound at the University of Buenos Aires. Since 2012, Schweblin lives in Berlin.


  • In 2010, she was chosen by Granta as one of the best young writers in Spanish;
  • Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017, for the book  Fever Dream (2017).


In English

  • Fever Dream (2017), translated by Megan McDowell (Distancia de rescate, 2014)

In Spanish

  • El núcleo del disturbio (2002)
  • Pájaros en la boca (2009)
  • Distancia de rescate (2014)
  • Siete casas vacías (2015)

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