Chloe Aridjis is a Mexican-American writer who was born in New York and grew up in the Netherlands and Mexico. After completing her PhD at the University of Oxford in 19th-century French poetry and magic shows, she lived for nearly six years in Berlin. Her debut novel, Book of Clouds, has been published in eight languages and won the Prix du Premier Roman Étranger in France. Aridjis sometimes writes about art and insomnia and was a guest curator at Tate Liverpool. In 2014, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in London.
In the Borderlands Between Reality and Fantasy: On Chloe Aridjis’s “Sea Monsters”
Chloe Aridjis’s "Sea Monsters" is a surreal, captivating tale about the power of a youthful imagination....