Carla Guelfenbein - In the Distance with You
Carla Guelfenbein is a novelist and screenwriter and was born in Santiago to a Russian-Jewish family. She is one of Chile's bestselling writers and the author of five novels including In the Distance with You and The Rest is Silence, which was acclaimed by J M Coetzee as 'subtle, clear-sighted and compassionate.' Her work has been translated into fourteen languages. She has also worked as an art director for BBDO and a fashion editor for Elle magazine. Carla Guelfenbein has one more event at the Auckland Writers Festival - on Sunday May 19th she'll headline a session called "In the Distance".