Roberto Ampuero is an internationally bestselling and awardwinning author. He has published twelve novels in Spanish, and his works have been translated around the world. The Neruda Case is his first novel published in English. Born in Chile, Ampuero is a professor of creative writing at the University of Iowa. Carolina De Robertis is the translator of Bonsai, by Alejandro Zambra, and the author of the novels Perla and the international bestseller 'The Invisible Mountain', which was translated into fifteen languages and received Italy's Rhegium Julii Prize. Robertis grew up in a Uruguayan family that emigrated to England, Switzerland, and California.