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Laura Erber was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1979. Her books have been published in Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Portugal, France, Romania, and Albania. Her most recent publication is a collection of essays on Brazilian art, entitled The Unproductive Artist (Editora Âyiné). She is also the co-founder and editor of Zazie Edições, an independent, nonprofit publishing house, disseminating critical theory texts in Portuguese using an open-access model. In 2013, she published the novel Esquilos de Pavlov (Pavlov’s Squirrels), which has been translated into Spanish and Romanian. She writes books for children and her criticism has appeared in various Brazilian publications, such as Folha de São Paulo and Suplemento Pernambuco. She holds a research affiliation at the University of Copenhagen and is visiting professor at the Catholic University of Portugal, in Lisbon.