Liliana Colanzi Serrate is a Bolivian writer, editor, and journalist. She was born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in 1981. She is the author of three short story collections, among them Our Dead World (2016), which was translated into English in 2017. Colanzi studied social communication at the Private University of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (UPSA) and holds a master’s degree in Latin American studies from the University of Cambridge. In 2015 She won the International Aura Estrada literary prize, given to Spanish-speaking authors under 35 who live in Mexico and the United States. She has worked as a journalist in print media, and her literary works have appeared in El Pais, Letras Libres, Americas Quarterly, The White Review, El Desacuerdo, Eñe, and Etiqueta Negra. She has edited the mini-anthology Mesías (2013) and co-edited the anthology Conductas erráticas (2009). Colanzi lives in Ithaca, New York, and teaches at Cornell University.