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Eva Baltasar

Portrait of writer Eva Baltasar
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Eva Baltasar

Eva Baltasar has published ten volumes of poetry to widespread acclaim. Her debut novel, Permafrost, received the 2018 Premi Llibreter from Catalan booksellers and was shortlisted for France’s 2020 Prix Médicis for Best Foreign Book. It is the first novel in a triptych which aims to explore the universes of three different women in the first person. The author lives a simple life with her wife and two daughters in a village near the mountains.

Articles by Eva Baltasar

A hand hovering over a pill organizer filled with multicolored pills
Photo by Laurynas Mereckas on Unsplash
By Eva Baltasar
In this excerpt from Eva Baltasar's novel of the same name, which is shortlisted for the 2023 International Booker Prize, the narrator unwillingly goes along with her partner's plans for assisted reproduction.
Translated from Catalan by Julia Sanches