Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Carolina De Robertis

Fiction, Translation, Writing for Social Change
Carolina De Robertis


Stonecoast MFA Office: 98 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04103

Contact Information

Phone: Stonecoast MFA Office: 207-780-4423

Carolina De Robertis is the author of the internationally bestselling novel The Invisible Mountain (Knopf, 2009), which won the Rhegium Julii Debut Prize, has been translated into fourteen languages, and was named a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Booklist. It was also a finalist for a California Book Award, an International Latino Book Award, and the VCU Cabell Award. Her writings and literary translations have appeared in Granta, Zoetrope: Allstory, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Her translation of Bonsai, by Alejandro Zambra, was named one of the Ten Best Translated Books of 2008 by the journal Three Percent. She has worked extensively in women’s organizations, on issues from rape to immigration. De Robertis was named the #1 New Latino Author to Watch in 2010 by Latino Currently, she’s at work on her third novel; her second novel, Perla, is forthcoming from Knopf in March of 2012. 

Recent Publications

Selected Publications:

The Invisible Mountain, a novel (Knopf, 2009)