Nora Strejilevich is an Argentinean writer and professor of Latin American Literature.
She was granted the Letras de Oro Award for Hispanic Literature in the US for Una sola muerte numerosa (1996), later translated to English A Single Numberless Death (U of Virgina Press, 2002), German and Italian (Hentrich & Hentrich 2014, Oedipus 2018), and adapted for the stage (Bob Mayberry, 2002). Some of her stories and articles have been published in English: “About Survivals (Southwest Review, 2000), “Inventory,” (Ellipse, 2005), and “Too Many Names” (Ohio U Press, 2011); “Performative Memorial Sites as a Way of Resistance in Argentina“(Routledge, 2010), “Beyond the Boundaries of Legal Justice: A Country Called Memory” (Wings Press, 2011), and “Genres of the Real: Testimonio, Authobiography, and the Subjective Turn” (Cambridge, 2015).
Her books of essays are: El arte de no olvidar. Literatura testimonial en Chile, Argentina y Uruguay (Catálogos, 2006) and El lugar del testigo. Escritura y memoria: Uruguay, Chile y Argentina (LOM, 2019) –granted an Honorary Mention by the Argentine National Arts Fund for reopening the debate on Testimony and Human Rights in the Southern Cone.
Finally, her autobiographical novel Un día, allá por el fin del mundo (LOM, 2019) is also an audiobook.
Books by Nora Strejilevich
A Single, Numberless Death
Un día, allá por el fin del mundo
El lugar del testigo