Alejandro Zambra is the author of Bonsai, The Private Lives of Trees, Ways of Going Home, My Documents, Not to Read, Multiple Choice, and Chilean Poet. In Chile, he has won the National Book Council award for best novel three times. For his work translated into English, he has won the English PEN Award and the O. Henry Prize and was a finalist for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. His books have been translated into twenty languages. Zambra is from Chile and lives in Mexico City.