Chloe Aridjis is a Mexican novelist and writer who lives in London, UK. Her novel Book of Clouds (Chatto & Windus, 2009) won the French literary Prix du Premier Roman Étranger. Her second novel, Asunder, was published by Chatto in 2013 and her third novel, Sea Monsters (Chatto, 2019), won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2020. Chloe has a doctorate in nineteenth-century French poetry and magic from the University of Oxford. In 2015, she co-curated a major solo exhibition of the work of her late friend, the British-Mexican surrealist Leonora Carrington, at Tate Liverpool, UK.